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Urban Farm Planned For Shuttered Detroit School

A nearly 27-acre urban farm that will provide produce for Detroit public school students’ meals is planned at a former high school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2014

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Bob Evans’ Volunteers Work At Capuchin Soup Kitchen’s Earthworks Urban Farm

Bob Evans employee-volunteers harvested crops and prepared for the fall planting at an urban farm operated by the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.

CBS 62–10/01/2013

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Four Michigan Schools Get Ford Sustainability Grants

The Ford Motor Co. Fund has handed out $225,000 in grants to nine colleges — four of them in Michigan — in support of the growing trend of service learning on college campuses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2013

Humane Society: Humans Didn’t Slaughter Farm Animals In Detroit

Michigan Humane Society cruelty investigators say no humans were involved in the killing of more than a dozen animals at an urban farm operated by students at a Detroit alternative high school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2013

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13 Animals Killed At Detroit School’s Urban Farm

The school’s principal said it looked as if “some crazy person had gone crazy on the animals.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

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Detroit’s Urban Agriculture Zoning Moves Ahead

Detroit’s planning commission has approved the city’s new urban agriculture zoning ordinance.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2012

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Lawrence Tech Event Helps You Get Sustainable

Information about sustainability in all those fields is available at Lawrence Technologial University’s eighth annual Seminars On Sustainability, Friday and Saturday at the school’s Southfield campus, 21000 W. 10 Mile Road.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2012

Produce growing on the farm. (WWJ: Pat Sweeting)

Urban Farm Thriving In Rouge Park

Not only does this farm make positive use of the land, it provides fresh produce and even honey from the resident bee-keeping operation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2012

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City Tables Issue, Wants Woman To Discuss Backyard Farm With Neighbors

After a three-hour hearing, city officials have decided to “butt out” of the debate over a Livonia woman’s pet chickens and goats.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2012

(WWJ/Sandra McNeil, File)

Neighbors Face Off Over Backyard Farm

”Let me keep my goats.” That’s what a Livonia woman will ask city officials at a zoning hearing Tuesday night.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2012

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