Olivia – Detroit Community-Engaged Research Program


Week 9: Last Week?

In my first week post, I discussed that I really had a desire to learn everything I could about agriculture during my time at the DPFLI. I specifically said that I wanted to learn as much as I could so I could be a helpful worker. This summer I’ve learned about agriculture techniques, plant identification, …

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Week 2: It’s so hot?

I’m researching with the Michigan State University Extension: Detroit Partnership for Food, Learning, and Innovation (DPFLI) this summer. This organization grows food in an urban garden and donates it to 2 food pantries in the Brightmoor area. Their most recent mission is to grow an edible food forest with 200 varieties of fruit and nuts …

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First week feelings

Hey everybody, my name is Olivia and I’m working at the MSU Extension Detriot Partnership for Food Learning, and Innovation(DPFLI). my goal is to become a doctor who is easily accessible to African-American women in underserved communities. So I was drawn to DCERP because I wanted to learn more about the Detroit Community. One skill …

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