As Our Garden Grows…Please Help Support The Haven Garden Project

A sampling from our garden

“A garden is an idea, a space, an action. For some residents, the buzz of honey bees is a restful liturgy, for others, a busying activity for their talented, energetic children. Our garden is a culmination of the efforts and support of many people, and many hands. Please join us in helping the garden bear […]

Join The Haven Garden Project in Their Efforts This Summer & Save The Date for The 3rd Annual Wine Tasting!


SAVE THE DATE: Mark your calendars for September 14, 2012 for the 3rd Annual Haven Garden Project Wine Tasting to support The Haven Garden. This year it will be hosted in the hip, newly opening restaurant, Local Kitchen and Bar in Ferndale! The new restaurant will use as much locally grown food as possible and […]

Stories of Success! The HAVEN Garden Project Wraps Up Its First Season

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It all began with a tiny seed of idea: “What if HAVEN could increase its fresh food supply by creating a garden?” The seed germinated back in February with the creation of the HAVEN Garden Project Committee (HAVEN Staff, The Michigan Young Farmer Coalition, ASK In Your Face and Abundant Succession) and an enthusiastic plan […]

Fresh Produce For HAVEN


The HAVEN Garden Project, the MYFC’s first official initiative, made it in the news recently: Fresh produce for HAVEN By Jeanne Towar for the Daily Tribune The name of Allison Stuart Kaplan’s company, Ask in Your Face, is your first clue that this is a woman with strong opinions who gets things done. Kaplan was […]

Abundant Harvest! Haven Garden Project: Mid June Perspectives


June 17th, 2010. The Main Garden. Early crops in the foreground, summer crops in the background. It’s 7:30 AM Monday morning. The HAVEN Kitchen is humming with the gentle gurgle of the coffee pot, the chatter of women as they fill morning bottles for their little ones, and the whirl of the salad spinner as […]

The Haven Garden Project


“Food democracy is the new agenda for ecological sustainability and social justice.” Hello! In recent years, a new and exciting trend in agriculture has emerged: the revival of local, sustainable and small-scale community gardening. Most encouragingly, this model is achievable by everyone, everywhere, with a little know-how and the right materials. It is a model […]