urban gardening 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 Issues of the Environment: Fair Food Systems http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-fair-food-systems <p>Find out more about fair food systems on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.&nbsp; Our guest is Oran Hesterman, who discusses fair food systems in Washtenaw County, and some of the ways in which the county is working to provide equitable access to sustainable foods for all residents.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 15:12:14 +0000 David Fair 27313 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: Fair Food Systems 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 Council Backs More Urban Gardening in Ypsilanti http://wemu.org/post/council-backs-more-urban-gardening-ypsilanti <p>Disagreement Tuesday night over the issue of hoop houses and greenhouses nearly scuttled legislation before Ypsilanti's city council designed to expand urban gardening opportunities.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.</p><p></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 14:41:37 +0000 Bob Eccles 25787 at http://wemu.org Council Backs More Urban Gardening in Ypsilanti