Meet Greg Willerer, Detroit's Urban Farmer

The simple act of asking where your food comes from can lead you to the most interesting stories. The ingredients in my Mixed Greens Salad at Roast Detroit last night came from Greg Willerer's farm right here in Detroit. After doing a little Googlin' and Facebookin' I learned a little more about Greg and am now a *huge* fan of his work.
Greg runs Brother Nature Produce, an urban farm in Detroit that has two full acres of fresh vegetables year-round. The man behind the farm is committed to revitalizing his town and bringing Detroiters fresh and local produce. Through Brother Nature, Greg teaches school kids about healthy eating, sources local restaurants and is the only CSA in town delivering fresh, seasonal ingredients to locals.

Want more? "Like" Brother Nature Produce on Facebook and read TIME's story about Greg Willerer's quest to deliver fresh produce to Detroit.  And don't forget to ask your server next time if there are any dishes that use locally sourced ingredients!

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