December 28, 2016 @ 3:12 PM

GrowTown is accepting applications for a market garden grower(s) to participate in the development of the Penrose Market Garden in Detroit, MI. This opportunity is for landless but skilled growers ready to take initiative and who can work collaboratively with GrowTown and other community stakeholders towards an extraordinary outcome and exciting urban agriculture model. Onsite housing is provided.

The Penrose Market Garden is a GrowTown project with the following mission: A Viable Market Garden demonstration project: Financially viable and replicable demonstration of the Small Plot INtensive SPIN-Farming business model that has been documented to generate $68,000 and more per ½ acre.

2017 is the second season of development for...

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December 12, 2016 @ 12:06 PM

The Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities is accepting applications now for two Fellowship positions in our Food & Farming Program. The deadline to apply for the Winter fellowship term is Dec. 16, 2016.

Farms, Food & Health Fellowship
Groundwork Center seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist with connecting local food to healthcare and wellness initiatives in our region, as well as support in carrying out a statewide policy initiative focused on school children’s health and local economy entitled 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids & Farms.

Building Healthy Communities Fellowship
Groundwork Center seeks a dynamic, self-starter to implement strategies to increase access to healthy food in communities throughout ...

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