Urban Farming's annual Mother's Day free plant giveaway

The Urban Farming Annual Mother's Day Free Plant Giveaway is Saturdaym May 7 at 11:00 a.m. at Wisner Stadium in Pontiac. Urban Farming will give away one dozen vegetable plants to 500 families and individuals who want to grow their own food.

Urban Farming will also give away a coupon for 12 additional free plants, redeemable at Telly's Greenhouse. The organization will additionally give away other gardening resources and prizes through the free event raffle.

This event will also feature free health food samples from Trader Joes, Starbucks tea and coffee, informational booths on Healthy Finances, gardening tips and more. The event also features yoga, music, bee keeping displays and more.

Click here for more information. This year's event is in honor of Prince, a longtime supporter of Urban Farming. Guests invited to wear purple in remembrance.