Landscape Innovation Manager
Patrick Crouch is the Landscape Innovation Manager with the Land Use and Sustainability department at Detroit Future City (DFC). In this role, Patrick manages project development and implementation, including providing technical assistance, and creating community-focused educational programming, tools and resources to vacant land transformation initiatives.
Patrick has extensive experience in vacant land reuse and program management, particularly around food systems. Before joining DFC, Patrick was the Program Manager with Capuchin Soup Kitchen’s Earthworks Urban Farm, where he managed the care of two- and one-half acres of certified organic farm and created the Earthworks Agriculture Training program. He also is a founding member of the Detroit Food Policy Council.
Patrick has a master’s degree in urban planning from Wayne State University and a bachelor’s degree in 3D studio art from Salisbury University.