Student-led Summer Farm Stands continue through August

The Summer Farms Stands will continue at five locations across the city through the end of August. See locations and dates below.

All produce grown at Drew Farm follows DPSCD organic growing practices. Water and soil has been tested and cleared for safe growing. All produce sold will be labeled as unwashed in accordance with food safety regulations. All markets will accept cash, credit, debit and EBT/Bridge cards.

DPSCD high school students trained through the DSGC’s farm stand curriculum will assist in operating the markets. Thanks to our partnership with Drew Transition Center, these high school students will also be working collaboratively on a regular basis with our district’s exceptional students with special needs.

Please see below for our 2017 Cohort:
Zharia Akeem, Renaissance High School ’20
Victoria Downer, Ben Carson High School ’19
Makayla Harris, DCP @ Northwestern High School ’19
Amir Heath, East English Village High School/Randolph CTC ’18
Derek Hightower, Cass Tech High School ’19
Nira Johnson, Renaissance High School ’19
Gabrielle Jordan, Cass Tech High School ‘19
India London, Ben Carson High School ’19
Michael Peeples, Cass Tech High School ’20
Ricki Porter, Cass Tech High School ’20
Tia Smith, Martin Luther King Jr. High School ’18
Dakarai Washington, Renaissance High School ’19

 

Tuesday – Saturday from August 1 – 30, 2017

Tuesdays: Eastern Market – 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

2934 Russell St. Detroit

Wednesdays: Islandview Farmer’s Market – 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.

7200 Mack Ave., Detroit (corner of Mack & E. Grand Blvd.)

Thursdays: NW Detroit Farmer’s Market – 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.

18445 Scarsdale St., Detroit (Bretton Dr. & Glastonburry)

Fridays: Drew Transition Center – 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

9600 Wyoming, Detroit

Saturdays: Market on the Ave – 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Livernois & Florence across from UDM

 

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.

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