August 2015 Photos
Week of August 31, 2015
We're delighted to welcome Danielle Aubert to the Green Garage coworking community! Danielle is a professor of graphic design at Wayne State University and a member of CLANADA, the design group responsible for publishing the innovative book Thanks For the View, Mr. Mies in 2012. (The book is available for check-out from the Green Garage library).
During Friday's community lunch, we hosted an open conversation about labor in Detroit. (Photo of Transcending, the downtown Michigan Labor Legacy Monument, from Maia C on Flickr.)
Week of August 24, 2015
We're pleased to welcome Angela Abiodun to the Green Garage community. Angela is joining nonprofit-in-residence Detroit Food Academy as its new Program Director, where she'll facilitate the programming that helps develop young leaders in Detroit schools through good food and entrepreneurship education.
During this week's community lunch, entrepreneur-in-residence Jeff Aronof discussed his business Sidewalk Ventures. Jeff's innovative approach to community-based fundraising helps small businesses turn their loyal customers and supporters into investors.
Week of Aug 17, 2015
Welcome to Malinda Mims, founder of the Green Garage's newest business-in-residence, T.A.C.T. Training Solutions! T.A.C.T. helps children and adults built vital interpersonal skills by offering training in areas like bullying prevention, conflict resolution, and interpersonal dynamics at work.
Business-in-residence Final 5 specializes in helping organizations find and tell their most powerful stories. During this Friday's community lunch, Final 4's founder Matt Dibble shared some of his work and led a community conversation about the power of story.
Week of Aug 10, 2015
Speaking of farms and gardens, check out these hops grown by business-in-residence Ribbon Farm Hops in SW Detroit!
Week of Aug 3, 2015
The Green Garage is home to a rooftop farm, where we grow lettuce and edible flowers for the salads at Motor City Brewing Works. This week's community lunch presentation is by Serena Bian, who's been managing the farm for the summer.
We're so delighted that nonprofit-in-residence Detroit Food Academy's scrumptious Mitten Bites are now available for purchase from two area Whole Foods (in Midtown Detroit and Rochester Hills)! These tasty treats, packed with organic goodness, are made by young Detroit leaders enrolled in DFA's innovative, experiential learning program.
Here's Serena (right) a student from UPenn who has been responsible for managing the farm this summer and Sarah (left), a Wayne State student and volunteer farmer. Learn more about the rooftop farm and see photos of the tour here.