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The seed bombing of Water Street… Who’s in?

Since we last spoke about the idea of seed bombing Water Street, quite a bit has happened. Most notably, I’ve been in discussions with representatives of the City, as well as various people in the community who profess to know a thing or two about native plant species, bio-remediation, landscaping, and the like. What follow […]

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1,000 seed bombs for Water Street!

As I was walking my dog around Ypsilanti’s 38-acres of depressingly-barren downtown real estate known as Water Street yesterday morning, it occurred to me that it might be fun to pick a day sometime soon and encourage everyone in Ypsilanti to come out and plant sunflower seeds together. And, in a fit of inspiration, I […]

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An evening in Detroit with the Rhizome Collective’s Scott Kellogg

On Saturday, April 18, between 6:00 and 9:30 PM, there’s an event taking place at the Spirit of Hope church in Detroit that I wish I could attend. It’s a potluck/workshop run by Austin’s Scott Kellogg, an author of “Toolbox for Sustainable City Living: A do-it-Ourselves Guide.” Here’s the event notice: We will start the […]

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