Vacant Land Project
Vacant Land Project

Field Temple Forest Patch

Field Temple
Detroit, Michigan

Field Temple is working in their community to create a meditation space that cultivates beauty, refuge, and tranquility and is accessible to all who walk in the neighborhood. They practice Buddhist philosophy and currently hold meditations, community gatherings, and storytelling at the lot.
Field Temple plans to use their grant to install the Forest Patcher Lot Design. This design curates existing resources to improve wildlife habitat and biodiversity, eliminate dumping, and create a naturalized aesthetic and community space. The group wants to add native trees and perennials to enhance an ecosystem that is often underappreciated. This project will give members of the community a space for passive enjoyment and an opportunity to connect more intimately with nature.  More about this project >

Use Goal: Other
Use Type: Community Gathering Space, Meditation
Year Established: 2019
Year Ended: Ongoing
Duration: Permanent
Size (acres): 0.5 acre or less (1-5 lots)
Initial Cost: Unknown
Site Control: Other
Lead Organization Type: Nonprofit
Implementation Partners: Nonprofit, Private

Last updated: April 2023 – Do you have additional information about this project? Please use the share your project form » to share that information.

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