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Giving the Experience of Planting and Harvesting Produce
The combined energies of Yad Ezra, an innovative non-profit organization on the cusp of expanding its mission, and DesignTeam Plus, a forward- thinking architectural and interior design firm with a passion for community, brought about a state-of-the-art greenhouse and master gardening program that today addresses food insecurity in the metropolitan Detroit area, giving participants the experience of planting and harvesting their own produce. Learn more.



Parkview Health Learning Center and Greenhouse
Parkview Health administrators identified a group of internal and external stakeholders to participate in a visioning process, and in 2015, hospital leadership engaged DesignTeam Plus, a Michigan-based Architectural and Interior Design Firm, to conduct a one-day Design Charrette. This intensive, collaborative process included a zoning review; a brainstorming session; funding and branding discussions; an overview of urban agriculture; and a democratic voting process to determine non-negotiables and to set aside activities that could be left for future phases. As a result of the facilitated discussions, the group arrived at a set... Learn more.