Join Mayor Dave Bing as he Announces Detroit’s Community Pride Campaign
Thursday April 14, 2011
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Doors will open at 5:30 PM
UAW-GM Center for Human Resources
200 Walker Street
Detroit, MI 48207
Seating is Limited
RSVP by Calling 313-224-4415
*Please note parking is available for foreign vehicles in adjacent lot.
Learn how be a successful steward. Join Vanguard CDC’s Financial Literacy Workshop and Home Repair Workshop Series starting Saturday April 16, 2011. For more information see flier: Successful Stewards Empowerment Workshop Series 2011 Flier
Thursday, April 7th, Herbalicious!: Dividing and Propagating Perennial Herbs, Plum Street Market Garden, 2202 Third off of Plum St. between Third and Grand River, 6-8PM
Thursday, April 21st, Watering Wisely: Save Time & Resources Watering Your Garden, Brightmoor Youth Garden, 15081 Grayfield south of Fenkell and east of Telegraph, 6-8PM
CLUSTER ADDITIONAL RESOURCE MEETINGS
2011 GARDEN RESOURCE PROGRAM CLUSTER ADDITIONAL RESOURCE MEETINGS
Please join us at your Cluster’s Additional Resource Meeting in April. At this meeting, you’ll meet fellow cluster gardeners and learn about the great resources and opportunities available to participants in the Garden Resource Program.
CLUSTER 1: Monday, April 11th, 5-7PM at Davison Elementary School, 2800 E. Davison
CLUSTER 3: Thursday, April 7th, 6-8PM at Genesis Lutheran Church, 7200 Mack at E. Grand Blvd
CLUSTER 4: Sunday, April 10th, 1-3PM at Catherine Ferguson Academy, 2750 Selden, north of MLK Blvd at Lawton
CLUSTER 5: Wednesday, April 6th, 5-7PM at American Indian Health and Family Services, 4880 Lawndale, south of Michigan Ave.
CLUSTER 8: Monday, April 4th, 6-8PM at Leland Baptist Church, 22420 Fenkell, west of Lahser
CLUSTER 9: Saturday, April 9th, 1-3PM at Adams Butzel Recreation Center, 10500 Lyndon, west of Wyoming
CLUSTER 10: Wednesday, April 6th, 6-8PM at Gesu Church, 17180 Oak Dr. at McNichols CLUSTER HIGHLAND PARK (HP): Monday, April 4th, 5-7PM at Focus Hope, 1355 Oakman, east of Linwood
Please contact Lindsay Turpin at 313-285-1249 or
email@example.com for more information.
Volunteer with the Garden Resource Program!
Looking to get involved? We still need a few more volunteers to help out at the seed distributions. If you can join us to help gardeners pick out seeds and make things run smooth at the distributions, please contact Tee at 313-237-8733 ext.241 or Tepfirah.Rushdan@greeningofdetroit.com.
Backyard Chicken Farmer Program at the Georgia Street Community Collective
(organized by community members Mark Covington & Deborah James)
Backyard Chickens: Starting your own coop. Ever thought about raising your own backyard chickens? It really does not take much space or time. There are a variety of reasons to keep chickens in urban environments. This class will be a hands-on experience. Allowing participants (ages 8 and older,minor’s must be accompanied by an adult.) to start their own backyard chicken coops this summer. We will meet once a month on Saturday’s from 1-4pm starting in March-September. Those that attend this class will have the opportunity to order chicks that are sexed in small quantities, without worrying about minimums and shipping costs. For further information or to sign up for the class, contact Deborah James (313) 627-3482 or Mark Covington (313) 452-0684