Workshop Offerings

Upcoming Workshop Schedule

Thank you for your interest in our workshops! The last Saturday of every month from 1pm-4pm we offer "Learn and Serves," a great way to learn about gardening projects and volunter your time to help Growing Hope fill our gardening needs! For more information about Growing Hope's "Learn and Serves: e-mail The rest of our 2015 workshop schedule is currently being planned. Continue to check back as we add more workshops and details to our calendar this year!  

Confirmed workshops scheduled for 2015 are listed below:

"Extending Your Garden Season" as part of Growing Hope's "Learn and Serve" 
When: Saturday, February 28th, 1:00pm-4:00pm  
Where: Growing Hope Center, 922 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti
How Much: Free 
Registration:  E-mail Kat at to sign-up

Growing Hope's Garden Resource Kickoff! 
With the spring garden season fast approaching gardeners can get excited about planting and growing with Growing Hope. Attendees will be able to access garden resources and participate in learning sessions about gardening. The Kickoff will feature community organizations from across Ypsilanti providing information about seeds, pollinator gardens, permaculture, and more. In addition, there will be a Seed Swap, a basic vegetable gardening workshop, activities for kids, and presentations from community gardeners who participated in Growing Hope's Garden Leadership Training. The Garden Season Kickoff is open to the public, and attendees are encouraged to sign-up for Growing Garden Membership at the event. 

When: Saturday, March 28th, 2015, 1:00pm-4:00pm 
Where: Grace Fellowship Church, 1301 S Harris Road, Ypsilanti, MI  
How Much: Free
Registration:  Please register here


"No-Till Weed Free Garden" 
Always wanted to garden, but are tired, busy, and/or getting older and not real excited about pulling weeds? Deanna White, a 26 year Master Gardener will teach you how to made a successful no-till, virtually weed free garden. "No-till" means there is no need for a rototiller; the ground will not need to be turned over or touched in any way to be prepared for planting. Come learn with clear instructions given, plus get free garden seeds, informative handouts, and door prizes.

When:  Wednesday, April 15th, 6:30pm-8:00pm 
Instructor: Deanna White, Master Gardener
Where: Growing Hope Center, 922 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti 
How Much:  $10.00
Registration:  Coming Soon! 

"Intro to Food Justice and Security" as part of Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice's Food and Justice Program  

When:  Tuesday, April 21st, 7:00pm-9:00pm 
Where: Growing Hope Center, 922 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti 
How Much:  $10.00
Registration:  Coming Soon! 

"Planting Pollinator Gardens" as part of Growing Hope's April "Learn and Serve" 
When: Saturday, April 25th, from 1:00pm-4:00pm 
Where: Growing Hope Center, 922 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti 
How Much: Free
Registration: E-mail Kat at to sign-up

Stay tuned for more workshops as we add to our 2015 calendar! 

Questions? Please call us at (734) 786-8401.

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