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UPCOMING EVENTS

 
DBCFSN General meeting

General Membership meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm.

Our next meeting will be held on:

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 7pm
3800 Puritan, between Dexter and Holmur

Upcoming Membership Meetings

  • April 13, 2016
  • May 11, 2016
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Office address:

3800 Puritan

Detroit, Michigan 48238

313.345.3663

 

Normal Office hours:

Monday - Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm

Office Closed 2:00pm-3:00pm

 

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DBCFSN 10th Anniversary Celebration

Dear Friend and Supporter:

This year, the Detroit Black Food Community Security Network (DBCFSN) celebrates 10 years of working for Food Justice and Sovereignty in Detroit!  Thank you for your support in helping to achieve this milestone.  We will celebrate this occasion on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History with a reception at 6:00 p.m., followed by a festive concert with hip-hop and spoken word artist Mama Sol.

The 10th anniversary celebration is an opportunity for our network of friends and supporters to revel in the milestones made by DBCFSN, honor a respected member of our community, and enjoy good music.  We want you to participate.  There are several levels of participation including:  Sponsorships at $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000.  Sponsorships include opportunities to advertise at various levels along with tickets to the event.  Individual tickets are available at $25.00 and $50.00.  The $25.00 ticket includes the music celebration with Mama Sol and the $50.00 ticket includes both the music celebration and the reception. 

Our work could not be accomplished without your support.  We thank you and want to see you at the 10th anniversary celebration.  For more information use the contact form on the left-side of our home page or call our office at (313) 345-3663. 

You can use the following link to purchase tickets for our 10th Anniversary:

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2514379

 

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"What's for Dinner?" Lecture Series
 
April 16th
 
Cashawn Myers
Executive Director of HABESHA
(Helping Africa By Establishing Schools at Home and Abroad) 

Cashawn Myers will present the work of HABESHA Inc. in the U.S. and Africa focusing on indigenous knowledge as it relates to sustainability. Myers will bring a Pan African perspective of sustainability as he shares the critical work of HABESHA Inc., whose mission it is to provide leadership opportunities to youth and their families through practical experiences in cultural education, sustainable agriculture, entrepreneurship, holistic health, and technology.”

The Detroit Black Community Food Security Network's "What's for Dinner?" Lecture Series are held bi-monthly on the third Saturday of April, June, August and October from 2:00pm-4:00pm at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, located at 315 E. Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI  48201. There is no cost for admission.

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Volunteer at D-Town Farm!

Volunteer days at D-Town Farm began for the 2016 growing season on Saturday, March 19, 2016. Come out and lend a hand on Saturdays or Sundays, if you have a group interested in volunteering, send your request to info@dbcfsn.org or call 313.345.3663.


 Visit D-Town Farm!

D-Town farm is located on the northwestern edge of Detroit's Rouge Park, at 14027 West Outer Drive.

   

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