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Thursday, October 13, 2016

DPSCD Fall Harvest Festival- This Saturday!

Good morning,

Hope you all are well!  This Saturday the Detroit Public School Community District, Office of School Nutrition will be celebrating Farm to School Month at Catherine Ferguson Farm with a Fall Harvest Festival!

We have fantastic partners from Eastern Market, FoodCorps, MSU Extension, Keep Growing Detroit, Fair Food Network, LAHC, and WSU School of Public Health sharing info and resources about:

-Home Gardening 101


-SNAP/EBT & Double Up Food Bucks

-Detroit Fall & Winter Markets

-Michigan Seasonal Crops

-Healthy Eating in Detroit Caferatias

Special Guest, Barbara Norman, blueberry farmer from Covert, Michigan, and blueberry supplier for DPSCD schools will be on site as well!

Thank you for your support in providing access to healthy food in school cafeterias and beyond. We hope to see you this Saturday!

Warm regards,


Monica DeGarmo, M.A.

Detroit Public School Community District, Office of School Nutrition

Detroit School Garden Collaborative

Program Manager

313-651-3457 (office)

313-450-2437 (cell)

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