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Oct 28

Panel Discussion: Dissecting the Detroit Black Farmer Land Fund

October 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Take a lunch break with Detour Detroit and Planet Detroit to learn more about the talented women behind the Detroit Black Farmer Land Fund.

Are you interested in urban farming? Are you curious about the challenges facing Black urban farmers in Detroit? Join us for a virtual lunch with Jerry Hebron of Oakland of Oakland Avenue Urban Farm and Tepfirah Rushdan of Keep Growing Detroit, who started the Detroit Black Farmer Land Fund together. This event is hosted by Detour Detroit and Planet Detroit, in conjunction with the Solutions Journalism Network.

The Detroit Black Farmer Land Fund helps financially support Black farmers facing barriers to obtaining their own land. Please consider supporting them with a donation using the Cash App (send to $detroitblackfarmer), or checks can be made to Keep Growing Detroit with Black Farmer Fund.

This event is free and open to the public — registration required. A Zoom link will be sent by email.


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