Farm News

2014 Box Flashback

It’s been one of the coldest Februarys on record here in Detroit.  Sometimes on these days it is hard to remember those days when we were wearing t-shirts and eating fresh produce (except Farmer Minni, she’s in Belize for a couple months, maybe she’ll give us a local food entry Read more

By City Commons, ago
Farm News

How Chickens Let Me Down

Today I was weeding around my butternuts and found one scaled with brown, diamond-shaped squash bugs that terrorize most plants in the cucurbit family every summer. They are the size of your thumb nail, clumsy, and  relatively easy to pick off by hand. So, being the organic grower that I Read more

By City Commons, ago
Box descriptions

Ode to Celeriac

This is an approximation of our conversation while packing boxes on Friday night: Elizabeth: It’s so great we have celeriac in the boxes this week, I love it! Emily: Absolutely.  I was so upset that people at the Grosse Pointe Farmers Market weren’t buying it.  I hope the people who Read more

By City Commons, ago
Farm News

Perfectly imperfect

You may have noticed the fruit in your box tends to look like this: not this: You also may have sometimes found a hole in your kale or even a worm in your pear. While City Commons strive to deliver you the highest quality, tastiest produce possible, we also have Read more

By City Commons, ago