Drifter Coffee, a New Vendor at the Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market

Alleah Webb, self-described “head honcho” of Drifter Coffee, parks her mobile coffee truck at the far south end of the parking lot at the Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market, opens the side window, and puts on a pot of terrific coffee. Launched just over a month ago, Drifter Coffee often draws people who’d like a closer…

Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market New Vendor, Artesian Farms

Vertical hydroponic farming uses 92% less water and eliminates agricultural run-off.  Vertical hydroponic farming compresses the food supply chain which means more money for the farmer and fresher food. Having trouble visualizing a vertical hydroponic farm? Think long bunk beds, light, the sound of water gurgling, and hundreds of healthy green lettuce leaves growing in…

Rain Garden to be Installed at the North Rosedale Park Community House

With help from volunteers from the Ford Accelerated Action Day and Grandmont Rosedale residents, GRDC will be installing a rain garden on the south end of the parking lot at the North Rosedale Park Community House on June 5. The Michigan native plants will help alleviate parking lot water run-off and add beauty to the…

Meet Danielle Jackson, Our Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market VISTA Intern

After graduating with a degree in journalism from Howard University, Danielle Jackson went to work at Cliff Bell’s, the jazz club downtown. Danielle worked in the marketing department, organizing community events and managing their social media. Danielle plans on using her marketing experience and skills this year as an AmeriCorps VISTA working with Chelsea Neblett…

Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market Vendor and Second Generation Farmer

Norris Stephens of Good Medicine Farm has been a vendor with the Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market since its beginning nine years ago. Norris is a second generation farmer who grew up in Romulus.   As a kid, during the harvest season, Norris stayed at the farm in Hillsdale County where his parents farmed soybeans, wheat, and…

What’s New with the Farmers’ Market?

The Northwest Detroit Farmers’ Market is back for the 2013 season! Make the Farmers’ Market part of your weekly food purchases! Every Thursday from now through October 10, you can buy fresh, locally grown produce, baked goods, local honey, coffee, granola, soups, and more right here in our neighborhood. The Farmers’ Market takes pride in…