Saturday, July 11, 2015

Just and Example of the FREE and "Only Real True Organic GodFood" Naturally growing on and all around DTownFarm in Detroit (and really all over the place, in your front and back yards) that man has classified and misled as "weeds"!





Would you eat a weed growing on the sidewalk? That’s what Mark Bittman did recently while on a tour of Oakland with two U.C. Berkeley urban foragers.
Phil Stark and Tom Carlson want to boost awareness about the nutritional and local value of edible weeds in underserved populations. Their work includes testing the soil and developing a website that lets the public find, identify and share where to forage these plants. 
So what do they find? They pluck greens right off the lawns of houses, just feet away from empty paint cans and abandoned bicycle wheels.
“There’s a lot of resistance to the idea of picking your food out of the ground. There’s a stigmatism associated to it. And so people’s response is ‘Ick a dog might have peed on it… And a dog might have peed on it, but I can wash that off,” Stark said.
Bittman also goes to Petaluma where Mark meets Bob Cannard, a trailblazing farmer who teaches students who are aspiring farmers and gardeners how to cultivate weeds to build good soil, and shares his bounty regularly with restaurants like Chez Panisse in Berkeley.

Sunday, June 14, 2015

D-Town Farm: "Experience The Peace, Love and Friendship of The ...

D-Town Farm: "Experience The Peace, Love and Friendship of The ...: Experience the Peace, Love and Friendship of the D-TownFarm Family of Volunteers and Staff every Saturday from 8am-12pm and Sundays from 9...

"Experience The Peace, Love and Friendship of The D-TownFarm Family of Volunteers every Saturday from 8AM-12PM and Sundays from 9AM to 12 PM":

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Experience the Peace, Love and Friendship of the D-TownFarm Family of Volunteers and Staff every Saturday from 8am-12pm and Sundays from 9am to 12 pm, located at 14027 W. Outer Drive, Detroit, MI, between Plymouth Rd., and Chicago Blvd.

For more information please call 313-345-3663.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Fresh locally grown D-Town Farm collard greens are available tomorrow, Saturday, June 13 from 9:00 a.m. - noon at D-Town Farm,14027 W. Outer Drive between Plymouth and W. Chicago. They are priced at $2.50 per 3/4 lb. bunch. Only 50 bunches left!


 

Fresh locally grown D-Town Farm collard greens are available tomorrow, Saturday, June 13 from 9:00 a.m. - noon at D-Town Farm,14027 W. Outer Drive between Plymouth and W. Chicago. They are priced at $2.50 per 3/4 lb. bunch. Only 50 bunches left!

Thursday, June 11, 2015

North End SOUP @ Red Door! Sunday, June 14 Red Door Gallery (7500 Oakland St @ Bethune St.

Learn about creative projects happening in the North End and vote on which project to fund with the money raised from the dinner. Anyone is welcome to attend the dinner, but all project proposals must benefit North End neighborhoods.


Next Dinner: North End SOUP @ Red Door! Sunday, June 14, 2015

Red Door Gallery (7500 Oakland St @ Bethune St. - North of East Grand Blvd)
Doors at 4:00 PM
Presentations start at 5. Dinner around 6. Winner announced by 7.
Suggested donation of $5 for SOUP, salad and a vote!


How it works:
Attendees pay $5 for soup & salad and vote on which project they think benefits the community the most. The winner goes home with all of the money raised at the door to carryout their project. At the dinner, North End residents and supporters connect, share ideas and community resources. Each dinner also features a local artist!
 

Working on a project that benefits North End neighborhoods?NE SOUP is a community pot-luck style dinner raising money for projects benefiting the North End Neighborhood.
The concept is simple, donate $5 at the door for soup, salad and a vote; listen to 4 short presentations on projects proposed to take place in the North End; cast your vote, eat dinner and the winning project goes home with all of the money raised.

NE SOUP is open to ALL residents and supporters of the North End.

Have an idea you want to submit? You can submit online at DetroitSOUP.com/NORTH-END
Food-makers also have a chance to make a 1-minute announcement about an upcoming event, organization, business or cause in front of the audience. Sign up to bring food at northendsoup@gmail.com.
DOORS AT 4 PM • PROGRAM STARTS AT 5
DINNER BY 6 • WINNER ANNOUNCED BY 7

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Detroit Black Community Food Security Network's 2015 "What's for Dinner? Kick off Lecture - Saturday of April, 18, 2015.

WFD Lecturer-Dr. Jessica Harris

Peace;

The Detroit Black Community Food Security Network's 2015 "What's for Dinner?" Lecture Series is moving to the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.  Lectures will take place from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. on the third Saturdays of April, June, August and October.  There is no cost for admission.

We are kicking-off the 2015 Series, on April 18, with a lecture by nationally acclaimed author Dr. Jessica B. Harris.  Dr. Harris is the author of twelve cookbooks that share recipes from various parts of the African Diaspora.  Her latest book, "High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America," is a fascinating read that chronicles the influence of Africa on the foodways of America.  Dr. Harris will sign copies of her book immediately following the lecture.

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History is located at 315 E. Warren, Detroit, MI 48202.  For more information call the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network at 313.345.3663.

Please share this e-mail  and the attached flier widely.  We look forward to seeing you on April 18.

Respect,

Malik Yakini, Executive Director
Detroit Black Community Food Security Network