Live, Love, Local
Aug
19
12:00 PM12:00

Live, Love, Local

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19, 2018 12:00p.m.- 3:00p.m.

9th Annual Live Love Local Celebration a benefit for The Greening of Detroit! 

Local Food, Local Beer and Wine, Local Fun!

Nationally known and locally loved... 25 of Metro Detroit's top chefs serving up delicious tastings.  

Come Experience the Edible Best of Detroit!

The Greening of Detroit, in partnership with edibleWow Magazine, is pleased to announce its 9th Annual Live Love Local Celebration. This event embraces living green, loving Detroit and local food. The gathering celebrates the innovative ways Detroit has progressed toward creating a greener, healthier and more sustainable city by bringing together a spectrum of enthusiasts including community partners, industry leaders, farmers, environmentalists, and foodies from around the country.

LOVE FOOD

Enjoy some of Metropolitan Detroit's most delicious eateries including Selden Standard, Bobcat Bonnies, Palonia, Sweet Lorraines, Roast, Dorsey, Calder Dairy, and Mudgies, just to name a few. There will also be an assortment of wines, beers and sodas available.

TICKET INFO

  • VIP Tickets are $100.00 (VIP Hour 11am to Noon).  Come in an hour before the general public and enjoy tastings from Chef Stations, unlimited drinks, crowd free, and gift bag. (June 27th - August 19th) 
  • Early Bird Tickets are $25.00  - (June 27th - July 6th) 
  • Advance Tickets are $35.00  - (July 7th - August 18th)
  • At the door only tickets are $45.00  - (August 19th) 
  • Children ages 1-10 tickets are $10.00  - (June 27th through August 19th)
  • Children under 1 are free

Tickets include tastings from all Chef Stations and two drink tickets, one soft drink ticket for a childrens ticket purchased. (additional beverages may be purchased).  '

Click here to purchase tickets

ALL proceeds benefit The Greening of Detroit

Please contact Monica Tabares at (313) 285-1246 for Corporate Sponsorship and Honorary Committee opportunities. 

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Volunteer Tree Sapling Planting # 4
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Tree Sapling Planting # 4

We are looking for 50 people to help  us plant 350 sapling trees at the Meyers Tree Nursery in Rouge Park. This is a little different than what you may have seen or experienced in the past. These trees are bare-rooted and around 3' tall. All participants will dig, plant, water, mulch and tree guard each plant. 

If you are interested please fill out the form and we will contact  you personally with a confirmation. 

This event is FULL! 

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Volunteer Tree Sapling Planting Event #3
May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Tree Sapling Planting Event #3

We are looking for 50 people to help  us plant 350 sapling trees at the Meyers Tree Nursery in Rouge Park. This is a little different than what you may have seen or experienced in the past. These trees are bare-rooted and around 3' tall. All participants will dig, plant, water, mulch and tree guard each plant. 

If you are interested please fill out the form and we will contact  you personally with a confirmation. 

This Date is filled. Thank you !

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Apr
27
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Tree Sapling Planting Event #2

Happy Arbor Day! 

We are looking for 50 people to help  us plant 350 sapling trees at the Meyers Tree Nursery in Rouge Park. This is a little different than what you may have seen or experienced in the past. These trees are bare-rooted and around 3' tall. All participants will dig, plant, water, mulch and tree guard each plant. 

If you are interested please fill out the form and we will contact  you personally with a confirmation. 

This event is FULL. Thank  you !

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Volunteer Tree Sapling Planting #1
Apr
21
9:00 AM09:00

Volunteer Tree Sapling Planting #1

We are looking for 50 people to help  us plant 350 sapling trees at the Meyers Tree Nursery in Rouge Park. This is a little different than what you may have seen or experienced in the past. These trees are bare-rooted and around 3' tall. All participants will dig, plant, water, mulch and tree guard each plant. 

This event is full. Please see our other volunteer opportunities 

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 Returning Citizen Forester Training - Classroom
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Returning Citizen Forester Training - Classroom

Returning Citizen Foresters! We are gearing up for the Spring Planting Season. This season is shaping up like no other! We will be working on planting 1500 tree saplings at Meyers Nursery in Rouge Park. 

Teaching our volunteers to plant saplings will be different than the process we use for ball and burlaped trees. So all returning Citizen Foresters who want to volunteer this season need to attend this session. If you have any questions please email me at sue@greeningofdetroit.com.

Pizza will be provided! 

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Dec
10
12:00 PM12:00

Detroit Santa Speedo Run

This event is Sponsored By Briggs Bar Detroit. The Greening of Detroit is thankful that 1/2 of the money raised by this event will go to The Greening of Detroit!

Get your jingle bells ready! Put on your skimpy suit*, or just some zany Santa costumes--be comfortable! Open to men and women of all shapes and sizes.

Briggs is back for another daring dash through downtown Detroit! This year teaming up with Greening of Detroit and Ruth Ellis Center. No need to be in great shape- it's a mile run through downtown, starting and ending at Briggs Detroit.

Meet up for drinks at Briggs Bar at 12 noon; the run starts at 2:00

The details:
Who: You and your festive holiday friends who like to laugh.
What: No need to be in great shape- it's a mile run through downtown, starting and ending at Briggs Detroit.
When: Down some liquid encouragement** at 12; run at 2:00
Where: Starts at Briggs, then heads to Woodward to Campus Martius, on to Greektown and then back to Briggs.
Why: Why not? 
How: No entrance fee; no fuss. We are trying to help two charities this year- The Greening of Detroit (www.greeningofdetroit.com) and the Ruth Ellis Center (www.ruthelliscenter.org). There will be donation jars; give what you can to this two great local benevolent societies.

*it is the Santa Speedo Run, so live a little and put on something little. We trust that you can!!
** Drink specials that day, too!!

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Tree Planting
Oct
28
9:00 AM09:00

Tree Planting

GLRI Balduck Park Planting

This volunteer event is FULL! Thank  you everyone who volunteered. Please check other dates that are available!

The Greening of Detroit will be planting 50 trees at Balduck Park for this GLRI Emerald Ash Borer replacement project.   We will need assistance from 100 volunteers to complete the fifth phase of this reforestation project.

Volunteers should  meet at Balduck Park on Canyon Street between Chandler Park Drive and E. Warren. You can park on Canyon Street. Car pooling/Bikes are encouraged! 

 

All tree plantings begin at 9AM unless otherwise noted. Volunteers should look for a Greening Of Detroit banner and welcome table. The Greening of Detroit will provide tools and plant material for all projects. Volunteers should bring gloves and a reusable water bottle. All plantings are subject to change, therefore is it important to sign up in advance using the form below. If you have questions please email volunteer@greeningofdetroit.com

 

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Tree Planting
Oct
21
9:00 AM09:00

Tree Planting

GLRI Balduck Park Planting

This tree planting is completely filled. Please check other dates to sign up!

The Greening of Detroit will be planting 81 trees at Balduck Park for this GLRI Emerald Ash Borer replacement project.   We will need assistance from 125 volunteers to complete the fourth phase of this reforestation project.

Volunteers should meet at Balduck Park on Canyon Street between Chandler Park Drive and E. Warren. You can park on Canyon Street. Car Pooling is encouraged ! 

 

All tree plantings begin at 9AM unless otherwise noted. Volunteers should look for a Greening Of Detroit banner and welcome table. The Greening of Detroit will provide tools and plant material for all projects. Volunteers should bring gloves and a reusable water bottle. All plantings are subject to change, therefore is it important to sign up in advance using the form below. If you have questions please email volunteer@greeningofdetroit.com         

 

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Tree Planting
Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

Tree Planting

This is event is Full! 

GLRI Balduck Park Planting

The Greening of Detroit will be planting 50 trees at Balduck Park for this GLRI Emerald Ash Borer replacement project.   We will need assistance from 100 volunteers to complete the third phase of this reforestation project.

Volunteers should meet at Balduck Park on Canyon Street between Chandler Park Drive and E Warren in Detroit at 9am. Look for The Greening of Detroit welcome tent. You can park on Canyon Street. 

All tree plantings begin at 9AM unless otherwise noted. Volunteers should look for a Greening Of Detroit banner and welcome table. The Greening of Detroit will provide tools and plant material for all projects. Volunteers should bring gloves and a reusable water bottle. All plantings are subject to change, therefore is it important to sign up in advance using the form below. If you have questions please email volunteer@greeningofdetroit.com

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Roast Bash 2017!
Oct
12
6:00 PM18:00

Roast Bash 2017!

Join us for an amazing night at Roast BASH!

 

Who: The Greening of Detroit and you!

 

When: Thursday October, 12, 2017 - 6pm- 10pm

  • 6:00pm: Champagne Reception
  • 6:30pm: Dinner & Wine Party

Where: Michael Symon's Roast - 1128 Washington Boulevard Detroit, MI 48226

What: Guests will enjoy a four-course dinner featuring some of Detroit's locally grown products, paired with Michigan Wines and signature cocktails from Tito's Handmade Vodka.

Open Bar, Live entertainment, and Silent Auction

Attire: Cocktail

Why: A benefit for The Greening of Detroit – a local Detroit nonprofit Inspiring sustainable growth of a healthy urban community through trees, green spaces, food, education, training and job opportunities. Join us in the pursuit of a greener future for Detroit.

Sponsored by:

  • MGM Grand Detroit
  • DTE Energy Foundation
  • GalaxE Solutions
  • SFI Michigan Committee
  • Tito's Handmade Vodka
  • Avanti Press

Opportunities:

  • Individual Tickets: $250.00 per person
  • Table Sponsor: $2,500 Premium Table (4 seats)
  • Corporate Sponsorship - Contact Monica Tabares (Monica@greeningofdetroit.com)

Purchase tickets or sponsor a table by clicking HERE

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Tree Planting
Oct
7
9:00 AM09:00

Tree Planting

This event is completely full !

GLRI Balduck Park Memorial Grove Planting

The Greening of Detroit will be planting 50 trees at Balduck Park for as a remembrance project for our annual donors.   We will need approximately 50 additional volunteers to complete the planting project.

Volunteers should meet at Balduck Park on  Canyon Street between Chandler Park and E Warren Ave in Detroit. You will see our Greening of Detroit Tent and welcome table.  You can park on the street. 

All tree plantings begin at 9AM unless otherwise noted.

The Greening of Detroit will provide tools and plant material for all projects. Volunteers should bring gloves and a reusable water bottle. All plantings are subject to change, therefore is it important to sign up in advance using the form below. If you have any questions please email volunteer@greeningofdetroit.com

Volunteers should The Greening of Detroit Tent at Balduck Park. You can park on Canyon Street between Chandler Park Drive and E Warren

      

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Tree Planting
Sep
30
9:00 AM09:00

Tree Planting

 

THIS TREE PLANTING IS FULL. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO IS VOLUNTEERING. PLEASE LOOK AT OUR OTHER DATES TO SIGN UP!

GLRI Balduck Park Planting

The Greening of Detroit will be planting 50 trees at Balduck Park for this GLRI Emerald Ash Borer replacement project.   We will need assistance from 75 volunteers to complete the first phase of this reforestation project.

Volunteers should meet at Balduck Park on Canyon Street between Chandler Park and E Warren Ave  in Detroit. You will see our Greening of Detroit Tent.  You can park on the street.  Car Pooling/Bikes are encouraged!

All tree plantings begin at 9AM unless otherwise noted. Volunteers should look for a Greening Of Detroit banner and welcome table. The Greening of Detroit will provide tools and plant material for all projects. Volunteers should bring gloves and a reusable water bottle. All plantings are subject to change, therefore is it important to sign up in advance using the form below. If you have questions please email volunteer@greeningofdetroit.com

 

 

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GLRI Shoreline Cities Planting
Sep
16
9:00 AM09:00

GLRI Shoreline Cities Planting

  • 4500 Belvidere Street Detroit, MI, 48214 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Greening of Detroit will be partnering with Eastside Communtiy Network to rejuventate four stormwater infiltration sites on Detroit's east side. We will be transplanting native perennials, installing fencing and trimming trees we need assistance from 15-20 volunteers to complete this project. 

Please sign up here. 

CANCELLED

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