This week on Street Beat, Host Jill Washburn is going back to nature.

First she gets the details on Detroit’s island jewel from Belle Isle Conservancy President, Michele Hodges.

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Then, Kami Pothukuchi, Market Director for Wayne State University’s Wednesday Farmer’s Market, talks about bringing fresh fruit to the city residents and the SEED Wayne program.

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Next Julie Champion, the Nature Center Director for the Huron-Clinton MetroParks explains the “No Kid Left Inside” program.

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Finally, Karl Eckert, owner of Eckert’s Greenhouse, gives viewers a crash course in “Gardening for Dummies,” providing tips and suggestions for mid-season planting.

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Tune in to Street Beat Sundays at 12:30 p.m. on CW50.

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