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
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Countdown to 2013 season

The flyers are out Seeds are sprouting under grow lights: Garlic planted in 2012 is starting to grow: and we hope you are here to sign up!  The CSA starts in Mid June and we’re getting ready.  Click on the link to the left that says “How to join our Read more

By City Commons, ago
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Wrapping up 2012

We’re finishing up our inaugural year and it has been a great one.  We provided over 300 boxes of produce to 28 households in the Metro Detroit area over the course of 20 weeks.  Offerings ranged from tomatoes to flowers to salad mix to potatoes to peaches to plum sauce. Read more

By City Commons, ago
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Week 14: October 13

Big events this week: the Buffalo Street chickens laid their first two eggs, butternut squashes harvested by the armful and all the potatoes harvested from Farnsworth.  Those potatoes and squash will sit in storage for a couple weeks, but in the meantime we’re still enjoying the perpetual tomato machine since Read more

By City Commons, ago
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Farm Stand on Saturday

City Commons will be participating in a pop-up Artisan and Farmers Market this Saturday from noon until 4 at Detroit Farm and Garden and 555 Gallery (1759 21st Street)  Stop by to buy some extra vegetables and say hey.

By City Commons, ago
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Cracking Wide Open

As growers we not only follow organic practices from the moment we put the seed in the ground, we also are concerned with the origins of our seeds. As such buy organic seed when possible, and we often choose heirloom varieties, not only because they’re more interesting, but because we Read more

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