urban farming http://wemu.org en Nonprofit's Agriculture Work In Detroit Moves Ahead http://wemu.org/post/nonprofits-agriculture-work-detroit-moves-ahead <div>A nonprofit's plans to create agriculture projects in Detroit neighborhoods are moving forward. &nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 12:31:49 +0000 Associated Press 44680 at http://wemu.org Nonprofit's Agriculture Work In Detroit Moves Ahead Issues of the Environment: Urban Farming in Ypsilanti http://wemu.org/post/issues-environment-urban-farming-ypsilanti <p>The City of Ypsilanti continues to explore how best to incorporate urban farming into it's vision for the future.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>In this week's installment of&nbsp; WEMU's&nbsp; <em>Issues of the Environment</em> David Fair talks with Amanda Edmonds. Amanda is the executive Director of Ypsilanti-based,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.growinghope.net" style="color: rgb(1, 143, 226); text-decoration: underline; ">Growing Hope</a>.</p><p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:46:54 +0000 David Fair 33258 at http://wemu.org Issues of the Environment: Urban Farming in Ypsilanti 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 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