Sunday, June 27, 2010

Guest speaker Malik Yakini on food security, Wednesday June 30 @ Glenwood Lutheran

Wednesday, June 30, 6:30pm @ Glenwood Lutheran Church (2545 Monroe St.)

Malik Yakini is chairman of the Detroit Food Policy Council, chairman of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network, executive director of Nsoroma Institute and recipient of the 2006 Administrator of the Year award given by the Michigan Association of Public School Academies.

This presentation is free and open to the public.

Below is a video of Mr. Yakini giving a tour of D-Town Farm, one of the best-practices of urban farming in Detroit and a favorite stop on the annual Detroit Garden Tour.

Interview with local leader about food security

Here's a short interview by Sandusky-area news blog Erie Wire with local activist and academic Paula Ross talking about sustainable food systems. Ms. Ross is the founder of Slow Food Maumee.