local food http://wemu.org en Growing Hope Opening Pop-Up Gardening Supply Shop http://wemu.org/post/growing-hope-opening-pop-gardening-supply-shop <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/140371703&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Growing Hope is interested in finding out how much interest there is in a local garden supply store, and will open a pop-up shop for a couple of months this spring to find out.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://Facebook.com/YpsiPlanti"><strong> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:06:32 +0000 Bob Eccles 43064 at http://wemu.org Growing Hope Opening Pop-Up Gardening Supply Shop Urban Gardening Measure Approved http://wemu.org/post/urban-gardening-measure-approved <p>Ypsilanti residents can plan for nice vegetable gardens on their property this summer, now that city council has approved an ordinance text amendment to allow for urban gardens in residential yards and vacant lots.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>City Planner Teresa Gillotti says gardens can be grown in front, side and back yards, but must be set back three feet from the sidewalk and cannot obstruct the view for motorists.&nbsp;</p><p>Gillotti says area churches have been among those anxious to put vacant city lots to good use by planting gardens.</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:37:17 +0000 Bob Eccles 27015 at http://wemu.org Urban Gardening Measure Approved First Friday Focus on the Environment http://wemu.org/post/first-friday-focus-environment-47 <p>Growing food locally is Growing Hope in Ypsilanti area.</p> Fri, 04 May 2012 17:43:37 +0000 David Fair & Lisa Wozniak 13408 at http://wemu.org