You’re invited to a food fight!
We’ve challenged your favorite local restaurants to engage in a little friendly competition while raising awareness of and support for the Ypsilanti local food system.
Come to the Ypsilanti Farmers Markets!
Our farmers markets run year round. The outdoor market runs weekly from May through October on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The indoor market runs weekly on Tuesdays from November through December and on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month from January through April.
Growing Hope fosters an equitable and sustainable
local food system where all people are empowered
to grow, sell, buy, prepare and eat nourishing food.
Over the years we have expanded our work from gardening education to actively working to change and support our local food system. Our mission and values needed a refresh in order to clearly reflect the scope of the work we now do.read more
For the past three years, Growing Hope has hosted the Ypsi Food Awards as our spring fundraiser and an opportunity to recognize our local food heroes. This year, we’ve decided to shake things up a bit and use this fundraiser as a platform to actively involve our community and partners in the work we do.read more
The Home Vegetable Garden Program seeks to increase access to healthy food for low income Ypsilanti residents through installing free raised bed gardens and providing one on one garden support at family homes, community centers, housing facilities, apartment complexes and religious institutions.read more