Detroit transplant, Naim Edwards provides vital connection between Detroit urban agricultural community, neighborhood organizations and MSU research opportunities
MSU is developing it's first urban agriculture and forestry center in northwest Detroit. The initiative is titled, the MSU-Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning, and Innovation.
In 2019, we concluded our first year of the urban soil management research project (USMRP). We're investigating ways to improve soil health as quickly as possible through various forms of tillage and cover crop mixes.
This report covers information about urban agriculture in Detroit, the initiation of construction of our first building and an introduction to the urban soil management research project. The time period covered is June to September 2019.
Our fall report covers preliminary results from the urban soil management research project, a feature on edible forest, and an update on the construction of our first building, the Waawiyatanong Center.