People with disabilities may have been disproportionately limited in accessing nutritional assistance programs during the pandemic. Due to limited access, it is imperative that the community step up to assist those in need in gaining access to nutrition.
Our programs are: Youth Urban Garden Learning & Employment; Seniors Understanding Nutrition; Living Green; and Kitchen Greens. These new post
Rooted in Detroit’s Morningside neighborhood, Featherstone Garden sells produce year-round
to neighbors and local restaurants.
Our team strives to educate its community on the health & wellness benefits of a plant-centered diet. As a non-certified organic operation, the garden intercrops all-natural greens, veggies, herbs and flowers that complement each other as companion plants, support native
Fresh food, particularly a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains, plays a crucial role in managing and sometimes even reversing certain health conditions, including diabetes and other age-related diseases in seniors.