Detroit Food Zoo Garden

Detroit Food Zoo is a learning garden with exhibits that show different ways to garden creatively, including a pizza garden, salad bar garden, salsa garden, even a garden in a grocery cart! Youth learn about hunger and nutrition as well as help to plant, weed, water and harvest. Up to 20 volunteers needed per shift.

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Detroit Food Zoo Garden opportunities available from mid-May to mid-October.


All adults are required to register themselves, and may include up to four youth as guests on their registration. Due to limited availability, we ask that you only register for one shift per month and cancel promptly if you are unable to attend.

Scheduling Opens March 1

866-GLEANER ext.231


5 - 17 years of age

Groups of 10 or more

Please complete a shift request form and a Gleaners volunteer coordinator will contact you to schedule your group’s shift. Group size is limited to 20 youth. At least one chaperone for every ten youth is required for children age nine or older. At least one chaperone for every five youth is required for children age five to eight.

Scheduling Opens March 1


2131 Beaufait | Detroit MI | 48207


Day Times
MondayNo shifts available
Tuesday9:30am - 11:30pm
Wednesday9:30am - 11:30pm
Thursday9:30am - 11:30pm
Friday9:30am - 11:30pm
Saturday9:30am - 11:30pm
SundayNo shifts available