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Week 15

This week’s grower spotlight falls on Buffalo Street Farm’s owner & operator, Chris McGrane. In addition to adding a second hoop house this year, since 2010 Chris has been continuously building and expanding his annual vegetable production space as well Read more

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Week 14

This week’s share includes: Red Swan Beans (Fields of Plenty) Heirloom, Slicer or Cherry Tomatoes (multiple farms) Eggplant or Cabbage (Iroquois Avenue & Fields of Plenty) Kale (Occupy Yourself & Buffalo Street) Herbs, various (Singing Tree) Bell/Sweet Peppers (Food Field Read more

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Week 12

The late summer means pepper season to us! Depending on your pick-up, you have already received in previous weeks some combination of shishitos, green bell peppers, hatch chiles, and/or jalapeños, but the abundant diversity continues to expand into September. This Read more

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Week 10

This week’s share includes: Cherry Tomatoes (multiple farms) Heirloom & Slicer Tomatoes (multiple farms) Cipollini or Green Onions (Occupy Yourself & Fisheye Farms) Kale (Occupy Yourself) Zucchini & Squash (Occupy Yourself & Iroquois Avenue) Basil (Food Field & Iroquois Avenue) Read more

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Week 9

This week’s grower spotlight is Emily Brent, a founding member of City Commons and the owner of Singing Tree Garden.  Singing Tree Garden is family farming operation and Emily specializes in producing perennial herbs, flowers and tree fruit from her Read more

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Week 8 2018

This week’s share: Tomato(Iroquois Avenue, Buffalo Street, and Food Field) Grapes(Buffalo Street) Pears(Singing Tree) Garlic(Fields of Plenty and Buffalo Street) Cucumbers(Occupy Yourself and Fields of Plenty) Fennel(Iroquois Avenue) Chard(Fisheye) Zucchini or Summer Squash(Occupy Yourself and Iroquois Avenue) Shishito Peppers(Food Field) Read more

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Week 7 2018

While watching our local weather reports, we are sometimes put off by the disappointment the broadcasters view reporting rainy days. We on the other hand are excited and appreciative it comes. Rain is very vital to our operations and the Read more

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Week 6 2018

This week we’ll be featuring an unusual treat, heirloom sweet corn from the Farmer Joneses of Occupy Yourself. Sweet Corn is an unusual offering for urban farmers, because it is difficult to grow at a small scale. Therefore we are Read more

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Week 5 2018

Now that the fireworks are over, we would like to take the time to recognize and celebrate Independent Growers in Detroit and abroad. But what makes a group or an individual independent? For the most part, the group or person Read more

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