Growing Hope helps people improve their lives and communities through gardening and increasing access to healthy food. You’ll find us working to educate, inspire, and empower the community — in schools, at our urban farm and our farmers markets, and around southeast Michigan. Through all of what we do, we work to Grow Healthy People, Grow Healthy Places, and Grow Healthy Economies. Come join us!
Summer is a busy season for Growing Hope! Read about our latest program and project updates in our summer newsletter. Hope Sprouts: Summer...read more
Growing Hope is pleased to welcome Cynthia VanRenterghem as its new Executive Director, starting on May 29. Under her leadership, Growing Hope will continue to increase access to healthy food by growing core programs while serving emerging community needs. “Cynthia...read more
Growing Hope's visionary founder, Amanda Maria Edmonds, is retiring at the end of 2017 after 15 years as Executive Director. Her creativity, commitment to change, and leadership have allowed Growing Hope to have an incredible impact on Ypsilanti and the surrounding...read more
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Our mission of helping people improve their lives and communities through gardening and healthy food access can only be furthered with the financial support of people like you.