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Whether for a conference keynote, your office’s lunch & learn, or a civic group gathering, Growing Hope staff can provide knowledgeable speakers who can inform and and excite your audience.

Whether presenting about Growing Hope’s story and impact, educating about food systems and health disparities, inspiring an audience to grow their own food and make healthier choices, or diving deep into a subject area, we can tailor a presentation for your needs.

Founder and Executive Director Amanda Edmonds is an experienced and dynamic public speaker,remembered by most audiences for her energy and inspiration. She is our primary speaker for larger gatherings but enjoys small group settings as well. She has provided keynote addresses at national and regional conferences, presents regularly to local groups, and is comfortable in front of public bodies. She can speak broadly and deeply on a wide variety of topics.

Speaking fees/honoraria are assessed on a sliding scale and are determined on a case by case basis.

Contact us at getintouch@growinghope.net to talk about your audience, availability, and topics.

Amanda was exactly the kind of speaker we were looking for at our conference. Her blend of passion, insight, and humor left our audience inspired and ready to change the world! We would work with Amanda again in a heartbeat.


September 21, 2017
September 22, 2017
  • Mobile Farm Stand at Ypsilanti Senior Center
    September 22, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Ypsilanti Senior Citizens Center, 1015 N Congress St, Ypsilanti
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  • Mobile Farm Stand at Towner Human Services Courtyard
    September 22, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Courtyard of the Towner Human Service Center, 555 Towner Street
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  • Mobile Farm Stand at Clark East Towers
    September 22, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Clark East Towers, 1550 E Clark Rd, Ypsilanti Charter Township
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