Beaumont fair gets down to earth

Hometown Life

April 24, 2015

During the typical, 9-5 workday, few office workers get the chance to enjoy nature, green plants, savory herbs and warm soil.

Not so, for Beaumont retail food service manager, Eileen Miskiewicz of St. Clair Shores who spends many a lunch hour sowing, weeding and watering the raised vegetable garden beds in front of Beaumont, Royal Oak's South Tower entrance.

Miskiewicz and other employees who volunteer in the garden were among the health system's 700 Green Team officers welcoming patients, their families, employees and the general public to Beaumont's 2015 Earth Day fair, April 22.

"Part of being a world-class medical facility means enhancing the environment here on campus and inviting the community to experience that atmosphere," Miskiewicz says. "We are happy to report: The garden has become a destination to enjoy."

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