21 Detroit urban farms that will serve you produce fresher than a grocery store


As summer approaches, local urban farms are here to provide you with the freshest herbs, plants, fruits, and vegetables. Many operate year-round and offer agricultural education. These Detroit urban farms work hard every day to promote food justice, food security, food sovereignty, and healthy food access options to the community.

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Michigan Urban Farming Initiative 
7432 Brush St., Detroit; 313-444-6834; miufi.org
Located in North End, MUFI’s mission is to promote sustainability, education, and community through agriculture. They are building urban agriculture by redeveloping three acres of land.
Photo via Google Maps

Michigan Urban Farming Initiative

7432 Brush St., Detroit; 313-444-6834; miufi.org

Located in North End, MUFI’s mission is to promote sustainability, education, and community through agriculture. They are building urban agriculture by redeveloping three acres of land.

Photo via Google Maps
Keep Growing Detroit Farm
1850 Erskine St., Detroit; 313-656-4769; detroitagriculture.net
Keep Growing gives Detroit residents the opportunity to grow and consume their own fruits and vegetables. Founded in 2013, Keep Growing works to engage with and address the immediate needs of the community.
Photo via Keep Growing Detroit/Facebook

Keep Growing Detroit Farm

1850 Erskine St., Detroit; 313-656-4769; detroitagriculture.net

Keep Growing gives Detroit residents the opportunity to grow and consume their own fruits and vegetables. Founded in 2013, Keep Growing works to engage with and address the immediate needs of the community.

Photo via Keep Growing Detroit/Facebook
Detroit Farm & Cider
1600 Lawrence St., Detroit; 313-915-0057; detroitfarmandcider.com
This west side farm is family owned and operated. Their farm consists of 139 fruit trees, u-pick season, and fresh organic produce. Every fall, they also have their Fall Harvest Festival with hot cider and donuts, music, vendors, and hayrides.
Photo courtesy of detroitfarmandcider.com

Detroit Farm & Cider

1600 Lawrence St., Detroit; 313-915-0057; detroitfarmandcider.com

This west side farm is family owned and operated. Their farm consists of 139 fruit trees, u-pick season, and fresh organic produce. Every fall, they also have their Fall Harvest Festival with hot cider and donuts, music, vendors, and hayrides.

Photo courtesy of detroitfarmandcider.com
CWO Farms
2070 Virginia Park St., Detroit; 313-690-3342; cornwineoil.com
CWO Farms’ goal is to promote more earthscape in the city. They grow various fresh fruits, flowers, and vegetables. They also fertilize and sow seeds organically.
Photo via Google Maps

CWO Farms

2070 Virginia Park St., Detroit; 313-690-3342; cornwineoil.com

CWO Farms’ goal is to promote more earthscape in the city. They grow various fresh fruits, flowers, and vegetables. They also fertilize and sow seeds organically.

Photo via Google Maps
Fisheye Farms
2334 Buchanan St., Detroit; 313-649-7026; fisheyefarms.com
This West Village farm has produced natural and sustainable food since 2015. They distribute to local restaurants as well as an on-site farm stand.
Photo via @fisheyefarms/Instagram

Fisheye Farms

2334 Buchanan St., Detroit; 313-649-7026; fisheyefarms.com

This West Village farm has produced natural and sustainable food since 2015. They distribute to local restaurants as well as an on-site farm stand.

Photo via @fisheyefarms/Instagram
Pingree Farms
301 E. Grixdale Ave., Detroit; 313-564-1500;  pingreefarms.org
Pingree’s mission is to expand agriculture education in the community’s youth. They provide healthy food options, honey bees, a petting zoo, fresh produce, and programs to educate the community on agriculture.
Photo via Pingree Farms/Facebook

Pingree Farms

301 E. Grixdale Ave., Detroit; 313-564-1500; pingreefarms.org

Pingree’s mission is to expand agriculture education in the community’s youth. They provide healthy food options, honey bees, a petting zoo, fresh produce, and programs to educate the community on agriculture.

Photo via Pingree Farms/Facebook
Planted Detroit
1000 Mt Elliott St., Detroit; 313-784-9552; planteddetroit.com 
Planted Detroit harvests greens every day and year-round, packages mixes, provides ready-to-eat salads, delivers, and assures freshness to the community. 
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Planted Detroit

1000 Mt Elliott St., Detroit; 313-784-9552; planteddetroit.com

Planted Detroit harvests greens every day and year-round, packages mixes, provides ready-to-eat salads, delivers, and assures freshness to the community.

Photo via Google Maps
Oakland Avenue Urban Farm
9227 Goodwin St., Detroit; 313-649-7756; oaklandurbanfarm.org
Being the first agricultural landscape in North End, Oakland Avenue Urban Farm is a non-profit community organization that promotes healthy and sustainable food access.
Photo via Oakland Avenue Urban Farm/Facebook

Oakland Avenue Urban Farm

9227 Goodwin St., Detroit; 313-649-7756; oaklandurbanfarm.org

Being the first agricultural landscape in North End, Oakland Avenue Urban Farm is a non-profit community organization that promotes healthy and sustainable food access.

Photo via Oakland Avenue Urban Farm/Facebook
Beaverland Farms
15078 Beaverland St., Detroit; 574-339-9378;  beaverlandfarms.org
Offering many resources to the community, Beaverland Farms consists of a market garden of 135 cropped beds, plant nursery, pastured poultry, and u-pick coming soon. They also offer visiting, staying, and living accommodations for guests. 
Photo via Google Maps

Beaverland Farms

15078 Beaverland St., Detroit; 574-339-9378; beaverlandfarms.org

Offering many resources to the community, Beaverland Farms consists of a market garden of 135 cropped beds, plant nursery, pastured poultry, and u-pick coming soon. They also offer visiting, staying, and living accommodations for guests.

Photo via Google Maps
ROI Urban Farms
17180 Pontchartrain Blvd.,Detroit; 313-748-8971;  roiurbanfarms.com
ROI is the first of many groundbreaking farming types in Detroit. They are the city’s first and only Demeter Center Biodynamic Farm and Compost Producer, as well as Sun and Earth Certified, beyond Organic Regenerative Homestead Farm in Michigan. They give people the opportunity to consume fresh produce year-round.
Photo via Google Maps

ROI Urban Farms

17180 Pontchartrain Blvd.,Detroit; 313-748-8971; roiurbanfarms.com

ROI is the first of many groundbreaking farming types in Detroit. They are the city’s first and only Demeter Center Biodynamic Farm and Compost Producer, as well as Sun and Earth Certified, beyond Organic Regenerative Homestead Farm in Michigan. They give people the opportunity to consume fresh produce year-round.

Photo via Google Maps