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Saturday, June 20 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Detroit Grown

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Detroit is not a food desert. We are being denied access to fresh, non-chemically treated food by a racist food system. Come hear the stories of the women urban farmers of Detroit. Participants will engage in conversation with the women of Detroit agriculture, cook a meal together using Detroit grown produce, and assemble cookbooks.


Winnie Imbuchi

Winnie is a new bride and mother, all the way from kenya, a college graduate of MSU and is an urban farmer/gardener. she is proud of her has front yard edible garden and raises chickens with her life partner/husband.

Michelle Jackson

Smallville Learning Farms
Michelle Jackson, is a fourth genenrational farmer living in detroit as well as the Program Director and Founder of Smallville Farms, activist and organizer on behalf a healthy vibrant Detroit.

Roxane Moore

A Detroiter and new mommy! Roxanne Moore is a Urban Farmer and a small business owner. She is involved in farmers market sales and creating policy on behalf of urban agriculture.
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Myrtle Thompson-Curtis

Director, Feedom Freedom Growers
Myrtle Curtis is a lifelong Detroiter, Boggs board member, and co-founder of Feedom Freedom Growers. Mama Myrtle stays busy growing gardens and community.

Saturday June 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
McGregor: Room F/G
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