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January 26, 2016 | With the news of lead contamination in the City of Flint’s water supply, people who farm and garden in the city are questioning the safety of growing in soil that has been irrigated with contaminated water.
January 11, 2016 | Michigan’s FoodCorps national service farm to school program has a new partnership! Through a mini-grant initiative, this effort supports FoodCorps’ school garden, taste testing and nutrition education programming with students in high-needs classrooms.
December 7, 2015 | An innovative partnership with a Flint area hospital system and Michigan Food and Farming Systems to support women who are beginning a farming business by providing a place where they can receive education and development to achieve viable farming careers.
November 23, 2015 | This growing season’s stories of two of Flint’s community gardens positive influence in their neighborhoods, and their abundant food production, truly highlights their power to positively affect communities.
October 12, 2015 | FoodCorps is a nationwide team of AmeriCorps leaders who collaborate with communities to make schools healthier places for kids to eat, learn and grow.
September 28, 2015 | Current updates about urban and semi-rural small scale diversified vegetable farm fields, hoop-houses and market gardens in the Flint area.
August 24, 2015 | Summer pepper season is well underway in Michigan! A recent Cultivate Michigan field trip in eastern Michigan highlighted the importance of the summer pepper crop to farmers, the versatility of the crop, and its value to institutional food purchasers.
August 17, 2015 | Current updates about urban and semi-rural small scale diversified vegetable farm fields, hoop houses and market gardens in the Flint, Michigan, area.
August 5, 2015 | The edible flint Food Garden Tour showcased 17 of the area’s urban farms and gardens on July 29.
July 22, 2015 | Updates about urban and semi-rural small scale diversified vegetable farm fields, hoop houses and market gardens in the Flint area.