Our 2022 Garden Workshop Schedule & Signups

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 line-up! Saturday, May 14 10am-3pm Growing Hope Community Day & Container Gardening Workshop Growing Hope welcomes you to our urban...

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A Letter from Our Executive Director

A Letter from Our Executive Director

Late fall is drawing to a close and the landscape is headed into hibernation, but the Growing Hope Urban Farm and Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace are abuzz with activity. Whether it’s our teens working on next year’s crop plan, our volunteers packing local food for the...

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Chefs in the Garden is back!

Chefs in the Garden is back!

Chefs in the Garden, our annual fundraiser dinner series, is back! Experience the magic of our urban farm while enjoying a meal specially prepared on site by a guest chef. This three part dinner series features well known, local culinary talent and benefits Growing...

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Our New Home Gardeners

Our New Home Gardeners

Our Home Vegetable Program supplied raised beds, seedlings, compost, and educational resources to 23 Ypsilanti households this year and 13 experienced garden mentors signed up to support these new gardeners. With a variety of different needs among participants, we...

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Sowing Resiliency 2021

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 small yet mighty plants represent months of winter farm planning and the promise of abundance in the year ahead. Alongside the...

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Apply for our Summer Teen Program

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 Farm just outside downtown Ypsilanti. Teens work on the farm and at the Ypsilanti Farmers Markets, work with community and school...

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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...