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2013 Week 3

“How do you grow such nice turnips?”  “Holy cow those are huge kohlrabi!” “I wish my salad mix looked that good.”  Our CSA packing days often turn into a mutual admiration session as all us farmers compare notes.  One of the beauties of our CSA being cooperative is that when Read more

By City Commons, ago
Farm News

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.

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How to join our CSA

So you love food and Detroit and support local folks and now you’re ready to sign up?  All you need to do is print out this handy dandy sign up sheet, fill it out, attach a check and mail it to Buffalo Street Farm 13703 Buffalo St Detroit MI, 48212

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Planting a Squash Patch

Squash (zucchini, pumpkins, acorn squash, etc…) and melons love to roam.  Their tendrils stretch far and wide to cover as much space as possible.  Often in urban areas space is limited so they are not as easily grown.  But that is not an issue at the Bakery Lot, one of Read more

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What is a CSA?

Community Supported Agriculture is a fantastic way for people who care about local food, sustainable agriculture and revitalizing the local economy to get directly involved in making it a reality. CSA members support the farms by buying seasonal “shares” that provide them with vegetables and other farm products. Members receive Read more

By City Commons, ago