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20th Annual Detroit Tour of Urban Gardens & Farms

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July 24, 2017

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Detroit has an impressive number of urban farms — over 1,500 according to Keep Growing Detroit — a number that has grown significantly in recent years. But the the urban farm “movement” has been alive in the city for some time, as demonstrated by the fact that the 20th Annual Detroit Tour of Urban Gardens and Farms takes place August 2.

Presented by Keep Growing Detroit, patrons can take one of nine bus and bike tours organized by theme and location. For example, a west side bus tour, called “Making Institutional Change,” will swing by D-Town Farm, Detroit Public School’s Charles R. Drew Transition Center, and Knagg’s Creek Farm to demonstrate “how farms are inspiring systemic changes in our community.”

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