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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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Home Vegetable Garden 2022 Review

Staff Stories: Cristi Rodriguez-Alfaro, Garden Manager Heya, my name is Cristi Rodriguez-Alfaro and I am the Garden Manager at Growing...

What’s going on in the Growing Hope Incubator Kitchen?

Staff Stories: Bee Mayhew, Growing Hope Incubator Kitchen Manager Hi! I'm Bee, Growing Hope's Incubator Kitchen Manager. Fall is my...

Checking in with our Youth Programs

For our monthly blog posts, we have invited our staff to share stories about their work in their own voices. This month, we begin with...