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February 2020

Working with Lots Grant Program 2020: Open Office Hours – Session 1

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ford Resource & Engagement Center – Eastside, 15491 Maddelein St
Detroit, MI 48205 United States
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Free

All 2020 Working with Lots Grant applicants are required to attend an Office Hours Appointment with a DFC Field Guide team member. You may either make an appointment for an office hour at Detroit Future City or attend an evening or weekend open office hour at an alternative location. Office Hours are designed to assist applicants by answering questions and providing technical assistance. Please bring photos of your lot from at least two angles (including one from the street), and…

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March 2020

Working with Lots Workshop Series: Project Planning & Community Engagement

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Detroit Future City, 2990 West Grand Boulevard Suite 2
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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Free – $10

This workshop will use the Field Guide Workbook as a guide for thinking through the early and important steps of implementing a lot design--landscaping and community engagement planning.

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Working with Lots Grant Program 2020: Open Office Hours – Session 2

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artist Village Detroit, 17336 Lahser Rd.
Detroit, MI 48219 United States
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All 2020 Working with Lots Grant applicants are required to attend an Office Hours Appointment with a DFC Field Guide team member. You may either make an appointment for an office hour at Detroit Future City or attend an evening or weekend open office hour at an alternative location. Office Hours are designed to assist applicants by answering questions and providing technical assistance. Please bring photos of your lot from at least two angles (including one from the street), and…

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Working with Lots Workshop Series: Basics of Pruning

March 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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$5

This DFC Working with Lots workshop will share proper techniques for pruning plants in order to care for them long-term. The hands-on component will include learning ways to identify live and dead branches, and the correct way to prune, with an opportunity to prune trees using a pruning saw and loppers.

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Working with Lots Grant Program 2020: Open Office Hours – Session 3

March 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Ford Resource & Engagement Center – Southwest, 2826 Bagley Street
Detroit, MI 48216 United States
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Free

All 2020 Working with Lots Grant applicants are required to attend an Office Hours Appointment with a DFC Field Guide team member. You may either make an appointment for an office hour at Detroit Future City or attend an evening or weekend open office hour at an alternative location. Office Hours are designed to assist applicants by answering questions and providing technical assistance. Please bring photos of your lot from at least two angles (including one from the street), and…

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April 2020

Working with Lots Workshop Series: Grant Writing & Resource Hustle

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Detroit Future City, 2990 West Grand Boulevard Suite 2
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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Free – $10

  This workshop will help Working with Lots 2020 applicants to submit a quality RFP, to identify and prepare for other funding opportunities, and to consider alternative opportunities of value. This will be a workshop to connect with and share, request, discuss in-kind resources with other Detroiters. The workshop will share other avenues for finding materials (plants, hardscaping, lumber, etc.) at discounted prices.

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Working with Lots Grant Program 2020: Open Office Hours – Session 4

April 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Neighborhood HomeBase, 7426 W. McNichols Rd.
Detroit, MI 48221 United States
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All 2020 Working with Lots Grant applicants are required to attend an Office Hours Appointment with a DFC Field Guide team member. You may either make an appointment for an office hour at Detroit Future City or attend an evening or weekend open office hour at an alternative location. Office Hours are designed to assist applicants by answering questions and providing technical assistance. Please bring photos of your lot from at least two angles (including one from the street), and…

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May 2020

Working with Lots Workshop Series: Garden Maintenance

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Canfield Community Flower Gardens, 4401 Montclair St.
Detroit, MI 48214 United States
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Free – $10

  This workshop covers all types of maintenance needs for gardens in their first two to three years.   These needs including water needs and weed identification, along with tips to suppress weeds, and techniques for weeding, pruning, mulching, and composting. The hands-on components will include weeding, pruning, and mulching.

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June 2020

Working with Lots Workshop Series: Water Catchment & Irrigation

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free – $10

Learn methods for collecting and storing rainwater for future use. This workshop will help you think through the steps you need to take to ensure your garden receives adequate water. We will explore when, how much and how often we need to water, strategies to efficiently water the garden and methods to collect and store rainwater for future use.

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July 2020

Working with Lots Workshop Series: Leveraging Media & Communicating Your Vision

July 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Detroit Future City, 2990 West Grand Boulevard Suite 2
Detroit, MI 48202 United States
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Free – $10

  Getting the word out about your project can be hard. In this workshop, participants will learn best practices for communicating your vision. Participants will learn best practices for contacting media and making elevator pitches, along with general marketing advice and social media tips. Identification of different media sources will be included in the workshop, along with communication “do’s and don’ts”.

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