Archives for category: May 01

Northeastern University has a studentrun venture accelerator with $250K in cash. Is this what it takes to keep kids on campus
The Detroit Environment http://trib.al/SFdyr5I

Food justice to workers and eaters is an essential aspect of the Global Food Movement. Here are 10 organizations fighting for food and food production equality.
The Detroit Environment http://foodtank.org/news/2013/04/ten-innovative-ways-food-workers-are-fighting-for-more-justice

A new farmer — like any businessperson — might work for years without making a profit. But eventually that has to change or the business fails. The Urban Farmer Field School has retooled its curriculum to shorten that period and put new farmers on a firm financial footing, according to Tara M…
The Detroit Environment http://farmersmarkets.streamshare.com/posts/3831

I haven’t tested this long term but it seems to work on my chicken coop. Here’s the rundown: Using scissors or tin snips cut the ends off an aluminum …
The Detroit Environment http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Shingles-and-Siding-Out-of-Aluminum-Cans-Bee/

300 events. A million actions. The climate movement has made the last 100 days one for the record books, but we’re not done yet.
The Detroit Environment http://action.sierraclub.org/site/Advocacy?pagename=homepage&id=10947&s_src=710ZSCSH01#.UYEVj_K6rVw.facebook

A new push is being made by corporations and banks in Detroit to drive even more working class, poor and nationally oppressed people out of the city. This fact is being illustrated by recent developments in the downtown area and its environs where low-income people are being forced to move from seve…
The Detroit Environment http://www.globalresearch.ca/privatizing-detroit-residents-evicted-and-displaced-by-corporate-interests/5333483

These neighborhoods could be any in Detroit – neglected and cluttered with abandoned homes.
The Detroit Environment http://wp.me/p2BK9P-1Bi

In case you missed it, NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams aired a great story about Detroit startups last night. We’re honored to be included with such wonderful company, including Stik.com, Shinola and Detroit Electric. Watch the video here: http://dailynightly.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/04/30/17988877-entrepreneurs-find-success-in-detroit
The Detroit Environment http://www.facebook.com/detroitventurepartners/posts/518275231564417

Two identical bills remove barriers for beginning farmers and those who wish to pursue a career in agriculture.
The Detroit Environment http://westernfarmpress.com/government/young-farmers-new-bill-removes-credit-land-barriers