Northend Christian CDC

CONNECT What is your organization’s target area? Our target area is in district 5 bounded by E. Grand Blvd to Davidson, Woodward to I 75 How is your organization making a difference in Detroit today? We run a 4.8 acre urban farm which increases access …

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What is your organization’s target area?

Our target area is in district 5 bounded by E. Grand Blvd to Davidson, Woodward to I 75

How is your organization making a difference in Detroit today?

We run a 4.8 acre urban farm which increases access to healthy local grown food, creates neighborhood jobs, is a job training site for Growing Detroit Talent, creates beautiful green spaces and host many community events.

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What are some of your organization’s proudest accomplishments?

Growing over 66,000 pounds of food in six years, running a farmers market since 2011, employing 8 to 11 seasonal community folks and making a community value added product called AfroJam.

What have been your top lessons learned through your work in your community?

Keep your word to the community.

butter-flower-gardenWhat words of wisdom or encouragement would you pass on to others doing work similar to your organization?

Stay focus and true to your mission and always talk to the people in your community.

How can others get involved/support your work?

Collaborated partnership is something we always look for, volunteering and just stopping in.

 

 

CONTACT NORTHEND CHRISTIAN CDC

Email: [email protected]
Web: http://www.oaklandurbanfarm.org

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