A Year in Review: Our 2019 Annual Report

A Year in Review: Our 2019 Annual Report

Dear Growing Hope Friends, As I write this, 2019 seems eons ago. But, in these uncertain times it has been a good, grounding exercise to reflect on and account for what Growing Hope accomplished in 2019. Little did we know, we were laying the groundwork that would...

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Sow Resiliency in Our Community

Sow Resiliency in Our Community

A group of long-time Growing Hope supporters pledged $50,000 in matching funds for our Sowing Resiliency Spring Fundraising Campaign. To meet this match, we will need help from all of our supporters. With a donation of  $50, $250, or $500, together we can support our...

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COVID-19: Our Response

COVID-19: Our Response

Growing Hope is committed to using our urban farm and resources to provide emergency food and support. Please read on for some of the ways we are responding and adapting to the needs of our community. We are increasing production on the Growing Hope Urban Farm. Though...

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Hope Sprouts: Spring 2020

Hope Sprouts: Spring 2020

Your support allows Growing Hope to educate and inspire youth of all ages around growing and preparing fresh food. Because of you, we worked with 330 youth in 2019, teaching them gardening and cooking skills as well as how they can more fully participate in their...

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We’re Hiring!

We’re Hiring!

We're hiring for a Youth Programs Assistant to help with promoting and scheduling field trips to Growing Hope and prep and facilitate cooking and garden lessons in schools, after school programs, and summer camps. Growing Hope serves youth and schools in the Ypsilanti...

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Sow the Future 2020

Sow the Future 2020

Dear Growing Hope Supporter, As we sow seeds inside the hoop house and prepare our garden beds for the winter months ahead, the Growing Hope team is already looking forward to the next season of growth and opportunity. I approach this winter planning with such...

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Hope Sprouts: Fall 2019

Hope Sprouts: Fall 2019

In November of 2018, Growing Hope began welcoming applicants to our newly constructed and licensed shared-use kitchen, named the Growing Hope Incubator Kitchen. As part of our Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace, the kitchen is centrally located in downtown Ypsilanti,...

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Upcoming Events

Oct
24
Sat
9:00 am Open Air Ypsilanti Farmers Market @ Ypsilanti Freighthouse Plaza
Open Air Ypsilanti Farmers Market @ Ypsilanti Freighthouse Plaza
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Open Air Ypsilanti Farmers Market @ Ypsilanti Freighthouse Plaza
The Ypsilanti Farmers Market in Depot Town opens June 20th! The Saturday market will be the only open air Ypsi Market in 2020. The Tuesday market will remain online only until further notice. More info[...]
Oct
31
Sat
9:00 am Open Air Ypsilanti Farmers Market @ Ypsilanti Freighthouse Plaza
Open Air Ypsilanti Farmers Market @ Ypsilanti Freighthouse Plaza
Oct 31 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Open Air Ypsilanti Farmers Market @ Ypsilanti Freighthouse Plaza
The Ypsilanti Farmers Market in Depot Town opens June 20th! The Saturday market will be the only open air Ypsi Market in 2020. The Tuesday market will remain online only until further notice. More info[...]

Bountiful Harvest: An Auction to Benefit Growing Hope

In order to fundraise as safely as possible this fall, we are holding an online auction from October 6 to October 13.   Bountiful Harvest,...

A Year in Review: Our 2019 Annual Report

Dear Growing Hope Friends, As I write this, 2019 seems eons ago. But, in these uncertain times it has been a good, grounding exercise to...

Checking in with Our Home Vegetable Gardeners

We check in with our Home Vegetable Garden program participants throughout the growing season to see how things are going and answer any...