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E-M:/ March 1 Organic/Urban Agriculture Concert



Being green can be fun!   Join us for an evening that celebrates local culture--music, art and organic AGRIculture. 
 
2d Annual Back to the Roots Concert
Saturday, March 1, 6:00 to 10 pm
Museum of New Art (MONA), downtown Detroit
 
The 2d Annual Back to the Roots Concert is a benefit to support local, organic food systems and the work of Earth Works Garden/Urban Farm Park and the Michigan Organic Food & Farm Alliance.  Hosted by MONA in downtown Detroit's Book Building, at this year's event you'll hear lively music, view stimulating art and talk with inspired people who believe in growing, buying and eating local, organic food that good for people and the earth.
 
Music will be provided by outstanding blues and folk artists Robert Jones and Matt Watroba.  Robert Jones hosts the program Blues from the Lowland on Detroit public radio station WDET, and has been voted as "Detroit's Best Blues Instrumentalist" by the Metro Times.  Matt Watroba hosts the WDET program Folks Like Us, and has performed as a folk musician for nearly 20 years. 
 
Doors open at 6 pm.  Food and drinks will be available.  Advance tickets are $7 per person; $15 for families.  Individual tickets at the door will be $10 per person.  MONA is located at 1249 Washington Boulevard, between State and Grand River.  Advance tickets can be ordered by calling Brother Rick Samyn at 313-579-2100, ext. 211.
 
Back to the Roots is organized by staff and volunteers who support the Earth Works Garden/Urban Farm Park, a project of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen in Detroit, and MOFFA, a statewide nonprofit promoting local organic food systems for healthier communities. 
 
For more information about Earth Works or MOFFA, contact Carol Osborne, MOFFA, 989-705-7204, or natolga@freeway.net