About Detroit


This map serves the Detroit region and is sponsored by Sustainable Detroit at sustainabledetroit.org. Note that we're aware of many other green sites in the region beyond those listed here. The map is still in development, so more are being added all the time. However, we are also aware of many sites that we have chosen *not* to add to the map for purposes of privacy. For example, the city of Detroit has MANY more community gardens than are listed here, but we assume those neighborhood groups wish to maintain their privacy unless given explicit permission to publish the site. As this map is still under development, we encourage you to join in on the map mapmaking. The world is watching Detroit, and it's time that our sustainability work was better known.

Number of sites: 112

Comments: 6

Team members: 14
Deanne Bednar
Amanda Moyer
Lois Robbins
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This sounds like a really Parjana Green Anonymous

This sounds like a really cool technology, a bit like French drain that goes vertical instead of horizontal, is that right? I take it the water gets in somehow and makes its way to the bottom?

Teri Wertman

07/22/2014 - 07:27
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Food Tourism
Take a self-guided tour of some of metro Deroit's fabulous food sites

Hope Takes Root
Wabash and Temple Streets, Detroit: Hope Takes Root is one of the oldest gardens in its area. With only five current members, they have continued to maintain a vast vegetable garden and an orchard. Crops include radishes, kale, nuts and much more. People from the neighborhood are welcome to pick fruit and walk through the garden without any charge. Cathy Snygg, who helps manage the garden, says thy are always looking for volunteers to help. Each year, the Garden Resource Program takes a tour of the garden, bringing food and agriculture enthusiasts. But you can find some of Hope Takes Root's healthy goodies at the Grown in Detroit table at the Eastern Market as well. Snygg says, "It's a great garden, This time of year is not the best time, as we're getting ready for winter, but if people want to come, I'd be happy to welcome anybody." Volunteers usually work in the garden 11a.m. - 2 p.m. Sundays, depending on the weather. - YB

10/03/2013 - 08:27
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10/03/2013 - 08:27
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