Join Detroit Food Academy!

** UPDATED: We are no longer accepting new sign ups for school year 2021-2022. If you sign up now, you will be added to our Wait List and contacted when we are accepting new students. Thank you!**

Are you a young person in middle or high school? Do you enjoy cooking? Would you like to learn about food justice and our Detroit food community? Do you want to learn to start your own good food business? Would you like groceries, ingredients, and kitchen equipment delivered right to your home?

Please fill out the form below to sign up for our virtual programs. An automatic email response will be sent to the (youth) email address you provide. 

Priority is currently being given to 6th-12th graders who reside or go to school in the cities of Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park.

Welcome youth and families!
Please fill this short form out and then check your email, we will be in contact shortly!

All DFA programming will be virtual (on Zoom) with the option of in-person opportunities in 2022.

If you have any questions, please email us at

Please select the days that are most preferable to you.
DFA Afterschool Programs typically run 4:00 – 6:00pm one day a week.