Annual tour of Detroit gardens, farms planned


DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Agriculture Network's 15th annual tour of the city's gardens and farms is coming up soon.

The Aug. 1 event will highlight backyard, school, community and market gardens that are among the nearly 1,400 gardens in Detroit's Garden Resource Program. The tour also seeks to educate about ongoing city planning discussions related to agriculture in the city.

Bike and bus tours are planned through different parts of the city, starting at Eastern Market. The fee for the tours is a sliding scale of $1 to $20.

Tour details and registration information are posted on the Detroit Agriculture Network's website.