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We are so grateful and excited for all the enthusiasm and support of YpsiTasty, the local food grub crawl! This event is now completely sold out and no tickets will be available for sale tomorrow. Thanks everyone for your excitement and support of this event. We look forward to seeing you at the crawl!

Huge thanks to all the participating restaurants:
Arbor Brewing Company Microbrewery


B-24's Espresso Bar Eats and Entertainment
Bona Sera Cafe
Haab's Restaurant
Harvest Kitchen
Maiz Mexican Cantina Restaurant
Red Rock Downtown Barbecue and Craft Beer
Sidetrack Bar & Grill
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea
Tap Room
Ugly Mug
The Wurst Bar
Tower Inn Cafe
Ypsilanti Downtown Farmer's Market
​Ypsilanti Food Co-op

and a very special thanks to the A2Y Chamber and all of our sponsors:

Check out our new Ypsilanti Mobile Farm Stand!

Members of team Growing Hope have been working for months on creating our Ypsilanti Mobile Farm Stand formonths are we're please to have launched our stand three days and locations a week. Check out our days and locations and stop by!

2015 "Chefs in the Garden" Tickets Now Available!

Join us for the 2015 Chefs in the Garden series where three local chefs will be creating fresh, mouthwatering dishes on Sunday evenings at Growing Hope's beautiful urban farm. Chef Brandon Johns, from Ann Arbor's Grange Kitchen & Bar, will be returning this year with his exquisite seasonal and local recipes for the mid-October event. Chefs for the first two events will be announced upon their confirmation. Proceeds from the events will be used to support Growing Hope's mission of improving lives and communities through gardening and healthy food access.

Tickets are on sale now for the following dates:

Sunday, August 23 - Chef TBA 
Sunday, September 27 - Chef Silvio Medoro, Silvio's Organic and Chef Eve Aronoff, Frita Banditos & eve the restaurant
Sunday, October 18 - Chef Brandon Johns, Grange Kitchen & Bar
Volunteers are also needed for all three events. This is a fun way to connect with Growing Hope and get a great gourmet meal for your work! Email us at for more information. 
We hope to see you there!

GROWING HOPE  |  922 West Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI  48197 | P.O. Box 980129, Ypsilanti, MI 48198 | Phone: 734-786-8401 |