A nearly 27-acre urban farm that will provide produce for Detroit public school students’ meals is planned at a former high school.
Bob Evans employee-volunteers harvested crops and prepared for the fall planting at an urban farm operated by the Capuchin Soup Kitchen.
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.
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.
The school’s principal said it looked as if “some crazy person had gone crazy on the animals.”
Detroit’s planning commission has approved the city’s new urban agriculture zoning ordinance.
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.
Not only does this farm make positive use of the land, it provides fresh produce and even honey from the resident bee-keeping operation.
After a three-hour hearing, city officials have decided to “butt out” of the debate over a Livonia woman’s pet chickens and goats.
”Let me keep my goats.” That’s what a Livonia woman will ask city officials at a zoning hearing Tuesday night.