Nature and Nurture LLC is a small, locally owned organic gardening business.
Co-owned by Erica Kempter and Mike Levine, Nature and Nurture LLC is licensed and insured.
Erica has been self-employed for ten years in organic landscape maintenance.
She has worked as a Youth Coordinator for the Detroit Agriculture Network.
In Santa Cruz, California, she worked for Americorps with school gardens and the Homeless Garden Project.
Erica has a certificate in Ecological Horticulture and a B.A. in Environmental Studies/Sustainable Agriculture from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Mike Levine has worked in the gardening, farming and ecological restoration fields for ten years. He managed the woody plant department at Saguaro Plant Nursery, co-directed Project Grow, worked at several local organic farms, worked for the Natural Area Preservation Division of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation doing ecological restoration, and with Erica doing organic landscape maintenance. Mike has a B.S. from U of M’s School of Natural Resources. He has also studied the Fundamentals of Permaculture, a course in sustainable living at The Farm in Summertown, TN.