30 Nov '16, 7pm

Business Leaders Propel Sustainable Urban Agrihood in Detroit

Business Leaders Propel Sustainable Urban Agrihood in Detroit

SAN FRANCISCO, November 30, 2016 - Sustainable Brands® joins forces with the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) and BASF to debut a mixed-use urban agriculture development project today. A new Community Resource Center in Detroit’s lower North End is the result of business leaders in the Sustainable Brands community collaborating to redefine growth and development models in urban communities. Catalyzed by multi-sector business and nonprofit leaders in the Sustainable Brands community, the Urban Agrihood will feature a new Community Resource Center (CRC), healthy food café, two-acre urban garden, 200-tree high-density fruit orchard, sensory garden, and more. The 3,200 square-foot community center will offer educational programs, event and meeting space, and serve as MUFI’s new operational headquarters. It will also house two commercial kitchens on the first floor that...

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