Funded! This project was successfully funded on September 28, 2011.

Update #14

Introducing The Wildflowers of Detroit - This Weekend!


My my, we have been busy little bees. Spring hasn't quite arrived but we're ready to launch the alpha version of Wildflowers of Detroit this weekend!!

Thats right- the website, Android, and iPhone applications will all be available starting This Sunday (March 18th). Alley Culture's Seed Exchange has offered their space for us to debut and get people started using the software.

See the staging site here:

And more info about Alley Culture's Seed Exchange here:

There will be muffins, coffee, and of course, seeds to trade at the launch in addition to the software. If you are in Detroit, please stop by! If not, follow us that day on Twitter or Facebook and see the first photos as they come in! The Seed Exchange goes from 2-4pm. Additional info (directions etc) can be found through the staging site or messaging us here.

See you soon Detroit!

-Gwen and Matt

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