Growing Hope is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization focused on strengthening and supporting the local food system throughout the community and beyond. We own and operate a demonstration urban farm, fund and staff the Ypsilanti Farmers Markets, and facilitate programming around home and community gardening, preparing fresh, affordable local produce, and food entrepreneurship to youth and adults. 

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Building A CSA with Farm Manager, Christopher

As this funky Michigan warm weather draws nearer, I am finding myself spending more and more time outdoors preparing for the approaching...

Staff Stories: June

Hi, my name is Juniper, and I’m Growing Hope’s Teen and Schools Manager! I’m still in my first year here at Growing Hope, though I have...

We’re Updating the Produce Cart

Food is a basic human right. The impact of covid and the subsequent inflation has continued to highlight the systemic barriers to...