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MSU Extension partnership receives USDA funding to expand urban orcharding in Detroit
Published on March 9, 2023
Funding will support a collaborative partnership leading the charge to expand fruit and nut production for urban farmers and backyard growers in Detroit.
Michigan State student finds passion in helping communities with environmental concerns
Published on September 26, 2022
Environmental studies and sustainability senior Lauren Sawyer aspires to help communities with environmental concerns.
Fostering community, encouraging healthy lifestyles and strengthening food security in northwest Detroit
Published on August 31, 2022
The Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning and Innovation celebrates new growth and capacity building in 2022.
MSU student shares a day of work at an MSU Extension urban agriculture research center
Published on July 15, 2021
Lauren Sawyer shares her observations and experiences as the summer 2021 intern at the MSU-Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning, and Innovation (DPFLI), reflecting on the opportunities she has had to learn about agriculture and the city of Detroit.
Student view: Community engagement in a pandemic
Published on May 3, 2021
Many things have changed because of the pandemic, but not the importance of community engagement. Community engagement has the ability to reconnect us all during a time when a helping hand or friendly face is appreciated.
Urban Soil Management Research Project - Year 1
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.FILE DOWNLOAD