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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Tickets are live for Chefs in the Garden – click here to get yours!

Join us on the Growing Hope Urban Farm in the twilight of late summer. On three enchanting September evenings, Chefs in the Garden guests...

We are thrilled to announce Julius Buzzard as our new Executive Director!

Julius has been with Growing Hope as the Program Director since 2021, and in that short time he has developed a deep understanding of our...

Our 2022 Garden Workshop Schedule & Signups

We hold free garden workshops on the Growing Hope Urban Farm throughout the growing season. Click here to check out 2022's workshop...