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Motor City Homestead » 2007 » August

Archive for August, 2007

MCH - Bird Town Community Garden

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Field trip!  Our friend Frank gives us a tour of the Bird Town Community Garden.  Bordered by an alley and two buildings, the garden has transformed this vacant lot in downtown Detroit.  The volunteers here grow flowers, fruits and vegetables, and they even keep bees and chickens on the lot.  Frank and Jodi supply their various culinary projects partially from this beautiful garden.

MCH - Demolition on the New House

Friday, August 24th, 2007

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We closed on our new house and we’re deep into demolition, repairs and improvements!  Here we show some of the improvements we’re hoping to make and some challenges of renovating an older home.  Stay tuned for more posts on energy efficiency, home repairs, starting a garden from scratch, and of course our rabbits.

This video was originally shared on blip.tv by kimballsi with a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs license.

MCH - Rabbits#6

Friday, August 17th, 2007

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This post is a little late in coming.  It’s video of our second litter just days after being born.  Since this video we’ve actually slaughtered and eaten four of the five from our first litter (shown at the end of the video), and these little guys are growing quickly.