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Volunteer at a nearby Community or Exhibition Garden!  Below is a list of gardens, locations and contact information for your convenience.

Community Gardens

Allen Park Community Gardeners
Location:  Allen Park
Contact:  Sharon Lodico at 313-388-2073, or Bridget Gerlach at 313-383-3975

American Health Senior Residence in Taylor
Location:  Taylor
Contact:  Sharon Doolittle at 734-946-9900, 1:00 PM–7:00 PM, Tuesday through Friday

Detroit Garden Center
Location:  1460 E. Jefferson, Detroit
Contact:  Barbara Hayes at 313-259-6363, detroitgardenctr@yahoo.com
Website:  www.detroitgardencenter.org

DTE Community Gardens
Locations: Allen Park, Birmingham, Farmington Hills, Frenchtown Township, Lyon Township, Plymouth Township, Southfield, Washington Township, and Westland
Website:  www.gcfb.org/site/PageServer?pagename=pg_volunteer_dteenergygarden

Earth Works—Capuchin Soup Kitchen
Location:  1820 Mt. Elliott, Detroit
Contact:  Brother Rick Samyn, 313-579-2100 x211, rsamyn@cskdetroit.org
Website:  www.earth-works.org/Schedule_Page.htm

Goodwill Garden
Location:Heritage Park, in Taylor
Contact: Patty Donahue,  313-295-1736 or
pldonahue@sbcglobal.net

Greening of Detroit
Location:  Detroit Metro Area
Contact:  Janet Ortiz, 313-237-8733, info@greeningofdetroit.com
Website:  www.greeningofdetroit.com
 
Growing Hope
Location: Ypsilanti
Contact: getintouch@growinghope.net or 734-786-8401
Website: http://www.growinghope.net/get_involved /volunteer#Garden%20programs
 
Habitat for Humanity
Location:  14325 Jane St, Detroit
Contact:  (248) 656-3076, vtilford@habitatdetroit
Website:  www.habitatdetroit.org

Pink Door Cottage

Date: Spring thru Fall
Location: Backyards in Detroit
Contact: Alyce Hartman
info@pinkdoorcottage.org or 313-914-8283

Pink Door Cottage

Date: Spring thru Fall - grow produce to feed the hungry
Location: Backyards in Detroit
Contact: Alyce Hartman
info@pinkdoorcottage.org or 313-914-8283

Plant a Row for the Hungry
Location:  Your Home
Contact:  Randy Odom at 248-350-6634, rodom@forgottenharvest.org
Website:  www.forgottenharvest.org

Urban Seed
Location: Eastpointe
Contact: http://urbanseed.info/contact/
Website: http://urbanseed.info/eastpointe-community-garden/

Wayne County Department of Environment
Location:  Wet Meadow Demonstration Project
Contact:  Nancy Gregor at 734-326-3936 ngregor@co.wayne.mi.us

Exhibition Gardens

Belle Isle Botanical Society
Location:  Garden and Greenhouse activities
Contact:  Adrienne Gregory, 313-343-0034, bibsjan@aol.com
Website:  www.bibsociety.org

Greenmead Historical Park
Location:  Livonia,on 8 Mile east of I-275.
Contact:  Jan Whitcomb, Master Gardener, Garden Chairman, 248-474-6375, mrs.jw@juno.com or jwhitcomb210@juno.com
Website:  www.stepintohistory.com/states/MI/Greenmead_Park.htm

Henry Ford Estate
Location:  Dearborn Contact:  Pamela Morrison, 313-593-0514 or Kris Jablonski, 313-593-5592
Website:  www.henryfordestate.com/volunteer.html

Lake Erie Marshlands Museum and Nature Center
Location:  Lake Erie Metropark (Brownstown Township), about 2 miles off of I-75 at Rockwood, MI
Contact:  Gerry Wykes, 734-379-5020 ext. 5736, gerry.wykes@metroparks.com or
Paul Cypher, paul.cypher@metroparks.com
Website:  www.metroparks.com/involved/g_involved.php

Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum

Location:  Ann Arbor
Contact:  Tara Griffith, 734-998-6205, tgriffit@umich.edu
Website:  www.lsa.umich.edu/mbg/getinvolved

Mill Race Village Northville
Location:  Northville
Website:  ci.northville.mi.us/Community/MillRaceVillage/Membership.asp

MSU Tollgate Education Center
Location:  Novi, 12 Mile & Meadowbrook
Contact:  Volunteer Info Line, 248-347-3860 x251 prentic1@msu.edu
Website:  www.tollgate.msu.edu/tollgate/voln_activitydays.htm