ABOUT US

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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Upcoming Events

May
15
Sat
9:00 am Saturday Farmers Market @ Depot Town
Saturday Farmers Market @ Depot Town
May 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Saturday Farmers Market @ Depot Town
Since 2013, Growing Hope has managed and funded the beloved and historic Depot Town Farmers Market in Ypsilanti on Saturdays.
9:00 am Saturday Volunteer Days @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
Saturday Volunteer Days @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
May 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Saturday Volunteer Days @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
We couldn’t do the work that we do without YOU. Get involved with Growing Hope by volunteering at the Growing Hope Urban Farm. Growing Hope fosters an equitable and sustainable local food system where all[...]
May
18
Tue
5:42 pm Tuesday Farmers Market
Tuesday Farmers Market
May 18 @ 5:42 pm – 6:42 pm
Tuesday Farmers Market
Since 2006, Growing Hope’s downtown Farmers Market has been a source of fresh, affordable food for all income levels.

Sowing Resiliency 2021

This time of year, Growing Hope’s hoop house is filled with trays and trays of bright green vegetable, herb, and flower seedlings. These...

Apply for our Summer Teen Program

Applications are open for the Summer Teen Program! This paid, 20 hour a week position for local teens is based at the Growing Hope Urban...

Join us for Vegetable Gardening 101

Whether you have a spot in your yard for a garden or want to try gardening in pots, take this 4-week course to learn the foundations of...