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

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Farm News

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

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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