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Urban farming

Is Your ZIP Code a Better Predictor of Health Than Your Genetic Code?

by Jessica Malen

Nature vs. environment? Did you know that where you live can play a huge factor in longevity and quality of life? Find out how by reading on. While both your genetics and your environment play a role in your overall… Continue Reading →

The Mental-Health Bargain of Your Homegrown Garden

by Jen Bucciarelli

Preparing for the first sprout of spring may help shield us from those pesky winter blues that might be heightened during the current pandemic. Much like the perks of travel planning for our mental wellbeing (mentioned in our December newsletter),… Continue Reading →

Fresh Cut Detroit Is Encouraging Detroit to Bloom

by Jessica Malen

 “We can offer a different type of romance, a unique product based on solely local flowers.” – Sarah Pappas, owner of Fresh Cut Detroit. In the heart of Detroit, a not-so-secret garden sprouts sustainably grown seasonal flora to provide the… Continue Reading →

The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative Is Helping Detroit Grow

by Jessica Malen

When you think of a city – an urban jungle filled with concrete, traffic and all walks of life – chances are farming isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Yet the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is positioning itself… Continue Reading →

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