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Detroit Black Community Food Security Network Inc

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  • EIN 33-1140762
  • (313) 345-3663
  • 11000 W Mcnichols Rd Ste 103 Detroit MI 48221 USA

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Food, Nutrition

Mission: Urban agriculture and public education

Programs: The d-town farm - growing organic produce, and harvesting honey, to be of sold at local markets, conduct tours, and our annual harvest fest - held 1/year average 700 persons in attendance (free to public)

summer ubran agricultural intership - employing interns interested in gaining knowledge and skills required for entry level work in urban agriculture. To prepare interns for entry level work in detroit's burgeoning urban agricultural movement by training them in the basic principles of food justice, food security, food sovereignty and practices of urban agriculture.

the food warrior's youth development program (fwydp) - the program teaches 7 and 8 year olds the importance of good nutrition balanced with physical activity in maintaining strong and healthy bodies. Through hands-on age appropriate activities and group discussions participants in the fwydp also learn about the many aspects of the food system, from the benefits of community gardening to social issues relating to inequities in food access and how to create solutions to those inequities. (free for

the ujamaa food co-op buying club - provided a vehicle for members to purchase healthy food and vehicle for members to purchase healthy food and vehicle for members to purchase healthy food and

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