Community Support

It takes a community to impact a community. As an independent 501(c)(3) organization, we could not do what we do without the generous financial support of numerous individuals, foundations, and corporations.

We owe tremendous thanks to the following foundations and corporate donors who have made financial commitments to Growing Hope. A full list of our individual supporters may be found in our 2019 Annual Report.

Foundation Supporters

  • Americana Foundation
  • Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation
  • Community Foundation of Southeast Michigan
  • DTE Energy Foundation
  • Herrick Foundation
  • James A. and Faith Knight Foundation
  • Key Bank Foundation
  • PNC Foundation
  • Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation

Corporate & Organization Supporters

  • 24th Cheesecakerie
  • ADM Air Control
  • Agricole Farm Stop
  • Anderson Paint
  • Arbor Trust Wealth Advisors
  • Argus Farm Stop
  • Beara Bakes
  • Bee Present Honey
  • Bird Dog Baking
  • Blaszak Greenhouse
  • The Brinery
  • Catching Fireflies
  • The Charles Reinhart Company
  • Church World Service
  • Concept Insurance
  • Cultivate Coffee and TapHouse
  • Czechbox Bakery
  • Dominos
  • Domino’s Farm Office Park
  • Engage @EMU
  • Everyday Wines
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • First Universalist Unitarian Congregation Of Ann Arbor
  • Fluffy Bottom Farms
  • Found Gallery
  • Frog Holler Farm
  • Fustini’s Oils and Vinegars
  • Galen’s Medical Society
  • Goethel Engelhardt
  • Grange Kitchen and Bar
  • Granor Farm
  • Graye’s Greenhouse
  • Green Owl Gardens
  • Green Things Farm Collective
  • Ground Control Wines
  • Harvest Kitchen
  • HBT Architects
  • Humusfalafil
  • Hyperion Coffee
  • Katherine’s Catering
  • Kelly Kaatz Ceramics
  • LaVision
  • Level One Bank
  • Loomi Café
  • L.P. Stotz Farms
  • Marilla Field and Flora
  • Milk + Honey
  • Miss Kim
  • Michigan Computer Supplies
  • Nicola’s Books
  • Nightshade Farm Industries
  • Old Brick Farm
  • Old City Acres
  • Pop Daddy Popcorn
  • Red Shoes
  • Serendipity Books
  • Sparrow Meat Market
  • Spencer
  • St. Joseph Mercy Health System
  • Sweet Heather Anne
  • Tantré Farm
  • Toyota Motor North America
  • Unicorn Feed & Supply
  • Vestergaard Farms
  • Wasem Fruit Farm
  • Washtenaw County Health Department
  • Washtenaw County Visitors Bureau
  • We Adore Flowers
  • Why Not Pie
  • Wiard’s Orchards
  • Zilke Vegetable Farm
  • Zingerman’s Community of Businesses

Community Partners

Growing Hope maintains partnerships with numerous community agencies and nonprofits in Washtenaw County. These partnerships allow us to deepen our impact and gain greater efficiency and effectiveness in our programming.


  • Bright Futures of EMU in Ypsilanti
  • Center for Regional Food Systems at MSU
  • Corner Health Center
  • Eastern Leaders Group
  • Eastern Michigan University Community Engagement Council
  • Fair Food Network
  • Food Gatherers
  • Hope Clinic
  • Michigan Incubator Kitchen Network
  • Michigan Flower Growers Cooperative
  • Michigan Good Food Charter
  • Michigan ICC on Food Policy
  • Michigan Farmers Market Association
  • Michigan Local Food Policy Council Network
  • Michigan Integrated Food and Farming Systems
  • Project Grow
  • The Farm at St Joe’s
  • The Thrift Shop of Ypsilanti
  • Washtenaw County Food Policy Council
  • Washtenaw County Public Health
  • Washtenaw County Office of Community & Economic Development
  • Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels
  • Ypsilanti Community Schools Coordinated School Health Team

Upcoming Events

9:00 am Saturday Farmers Market @ Depot Town
Saturday Farmers Market @ Depot Town
Sep 18 @ 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.
5:42 pm Tuesday Farmers Market
Tuesday Farmers Market
Sep 21 @ 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.
10:00 am Wednesday Volunteer Days @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
Wednesday Volunteer Days @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday 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[...]