Field Temple Forest Patch

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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 >

Photo Credit: Field Temple


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


Last updated: September 2021 – Do you have additional information about this project? Please use the share your project form > to share that information.