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Welcome To Green Toe Gardens!

Our name comes from our penchant for walking barefoot on the earth using small footprints to grow a greener planet. We tend 100 beehives in the backyards, schools and community gardens of Detroit and suburbs.

We invite you to enjoy some products from the hive, including raw honey and pure beeswax candles. And we encourage you to join us in a growing movement that challenges the pesticide-industrial-food complex, and finds safer ways to nurture pollinators, people and the planet.

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Place that sticks out of the water

March 5th, 2015|1 Comment

We recently met a young woman selling jewelry at a craft show in downtown Detroit. On her table was a little handwritten sign: "Place that sticks out of the water". That's a translation of the Ojibwe name for [...]


My sweetie brought me your wonderful honey all the way from Detroit to New Mexico. Yummy!
Melissa Esquibel, customer
We received plenty of positive comments about your fun, informative and well-organized presentation.
Rosemary, Royal Oak Public Library
My Girl Scouts said that this was one of their best field trips ever. And they especially loved having the bees walking on their arms!
Patrice Walsh, Girl Scouts
You have the most amazing honey!!! It’s the only kind our family uses.
Jennifer, customer, Eastern Market
I love your candles. The fact that you collect the wax and do the whole process makes them so special, and just like food they are made with love.
Kathleen, customer