5th Annual D’ Town Farm Harvest Festival
The Detroit Black Community Food Security Network is a coalition of organizations and individuals working together to build food security in Detroit’s Black community by: 1) influencing public policy; 2) promoting urban agriculture; 3) encouraging co-operative buying; 4) promoting healthy eating habits; 5) facilitating mutual support and collective action among members; and 6) encouraging young people to pursue careers in agriculture, aquaculture, animal husbandry, bee-keeping and other food related fields.
The DBCFSN Annual Harvest Festival is a celebration of the projects, programs and work of the organization and community members.
The 5th Annual Harvest Festival will be on Saturday, September 24, 2011 from 12pm-6pm at model urban farm project (D’ Town Farm); in Rouge Park on West Outer Drive between Plymouth and W. Chicago on the expanded 7 acre site (Meyers Tree Nursery).
The theme is: “It’s All Connected: Healthy Soil, Healthy People, Healthy Planet!“ The free event will feature numerous activities from harvesting fresh produce, “learn shops”, vendors, children’s activities village, face painting and artistic workshops, and key note speaker. This year we will working locally and thinking globally.
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Detroit, MIchigan 48238
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