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Menu for September Chefs in the Garden Fundraising Dinner

We have our menu for the September Chefs in the Garden event! Chefs Benjamin Meyer & Kirk Robinson will be working some delicious magic with an exciting assortment of early fall ingredients & bold flavors.

Tickets are still available (but are going fast!) for what is sure to be an amazing meal & a great chance to support Growing Hope!

Pan seared diver scallop with miso butterscotch, soft boiled egg, crispy prosciutto, pepper cress, & pickled trumpet royale mushrooms

Sunday Dinner:
Braised lamb shanks with brown rice & curried yogurt stew,
Apple cider & dashi pork belly with cinnamon & star anise,
Mashed celeriac with rutabaga & turnips,
Watercress, jicama, & apple salad with pumpkin seed vinaigrette,
Grilled baby corn in soy milk corn cream with Detroit popcorn

Chambord chocolate custard with banana pudding ice cream, mixed berries, & strawberry essence

There will be beer, wine & special artisan cocktails from Two James Spirits as well!

Click here to learn more about this exciting event & get your tickets!


Fall Plant Sale Coming Up Fri-Sun Sept 5-7!


Fri Sept 5- 12-7, Sat Sept 6 - 10-4, Sun Sept 7 - 10-4.

YpsiPlanti Garden Supply by Growing Hope-- at 9 South Adams in Downtown Ypsi--
will host its Fall 3-Day Plant Sale for the adventurous gardener brave enough to grow food into fall and winter. Featuring hardy crops like swiss chard, collards, broccoli, cabbage among many more to get you another round of tasty veggies. Transplants were grown by the loving hands here at Growing Hope and from Grown in Detroit with your plate and health in mind. Free workshops will help you get started!
Fall Prep Workshop is Saturday at 2 pm. Deanna White will be teaching her "no till" planting method along with loads of other helpful tips and techniques for preparing your garden for the fall and frost. Fall Planting Workshop on Sunday at 2 pm. Jared Talaga GH Farm Manager will teach us about fall succession planting, spacing, and overall must need info to harvest victory.   Help us spread the word! FB Event link:
Chefs in the Garden- Tickets Available Now!

Join us as talented, local chefs dish up seasonal fare during these delicious Chefs in the Garden fundraising dinner parties at the Growing Hope Center's urban farm in the heart of Ypsilanti! We hope you'll join us for our 2014 series-- click on each date to buy tickets today!

Learn more about the event here and check back as we get the menus in!  And help us spread the word about the events via facebook!

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