Monthly Archives: October 2014

Detroit Eats: Meldrum Fresh Farmers’ Market

Earthworks Urban Farm was founded in 1999 by Brother Rick Samyn in an effort to feed the hungry while addressing “the systemic causes of poverty, broken relationships and a wounded Earth.” The garden has been growing in size, bounty, and … Continue reading

What’s Happening with the Michigan Good Food Charter

The Michigan Good Food Charter is a vision statement and set of goals for the food system in Michigan developed collectively in 2009-2010 by hundreds of people across the state. The Charter is important because everyone in Michigan deserves access … Continue reading

New Release: Economic Analysis of Detroit’s Food System

Detroit’s rich agricultural history, vibrant community food system, and expanding food business opportunities were the impetus for the development of the Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative Economic Analysis of Detroit’s Food System. In mid- to late 2013, research and data … Continue reading