Gather your friends and family to visit Drew Farm on Saturday, July 22 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. for the Office of School Nutrition (OSN) and Detroit School Garden Collaborative (DSGC) summer festival to encourage health and wellness.
The event will feature a tour on the grounds of Drew Farm, cooking demos, recycling lessons, yoga, dance, bicycle repairs and an opportunity for attendees to weed and/or harvest the farm and keep their harvested crops at no charge.
“This is another opportunity to open our doors to students, families and the community to experience the farm from a different perspective and support our DPSCD work training students who are growing the Drew Farm produce and leading the workshops at this family-friendly event,” said Monica DeGarmo, DSCG program manager.
Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Tropical Smoothie Demos (provided by DPSCD staff) – 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Yoga Lesson (provided by DPSCD staff) – 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Hustle Dance Lesson (provided by DPSCD staff) – 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Cooking Demos (provided by DPSCD staff) – 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Bike Repairs (provided by Back Alley Bikes) – 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Recycling Lesson (provided by Green Living Science) – 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
The Detroit School Garden Collaborative is a Farm to School initiative comprised of Drew Farm, a two-acre farm and 82 school garden sites. Each site features six raised garden beds. Drew Farm consists of six, 96 square foot hoop houses which produces thousands of pounds of various greens, root vegetables, non-GMO sweet corn, tomatoes, cucumbers and other produce.