community garden

Growing Dreams - Mariners Inn Community Garden

This year, we started our first community garden. The video you are watching documents the men harvesting our first crop, lettuce. The purpose of the garden is to give the gentlemen a healthy, therapeutic outlet while also giving them the opportunity to contribute to one of the major issues in our community, an inability to access fresh produce.

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Demolition for future urban farm

 

Volunteers from Motor City Blight Busters, Starbucks and Teach for America deconstruct houses in Detroit.

From The Detroit News: http://www.detroitnews.com/VideoNetwork/1555648080001/Demolition-for-future-urban-farm#ixzz1s2GrOTFK

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Mariners Inn is starting a Community Garden!

We are beginning to plan our first community garden for the spring and are really excited about this project.  We hope to eventually have a garden big enough to provide food not only to our clients but to the surrounding community.  We also hope this garden will be a place for connection with the both the earth and with each other.

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