GRDC’s Community Garden Produces Delicious Results

The system works:  Volunteers weed, rake, mow, help build a fence, pick, and then they “shop” for produce such as cucumbers, basil, squash, garlic, and strawberries before they head home.  Usually there are 6-12 people who help out Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm at GRDC’s Community Garden, and usually there isn’t much produce left over.  Some…

Over 60 Detroit Residents Attend the Citizens Radio Patrol Workshop

On July 16, more than 60 residents from all over Detroit gathered at the GRDC offices for the Citizens Radio Patrol Recruitment Workshop.  Hosted by GRDC’s Karen Johnson Moore and Kiana Miller, the workshop encouraged new and veteran citizens radio patrol groups throughout the city.  Community Security Coordinator with the 6th and 8th Precincts Myra…

Sweet Potato Sensations Owner Cassandra Thomas Makes the Cover of Hour Detroit

“I couldn’t believe it!”  That was Sweet Potato Sensations owner and North Rosedale Park resident Cassandra Thomas’ reaction when she found out that she was on the cover of Hour Detroit magazine.  Cassandra recalled the interview with Hour editor and fellow North Rosedale Park resident Steve Wilke, and the trip downtown to get her photo…