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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Join us for Vegetable Gardening 101

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 vegetable gardening so you can reap the rewards of your work. Learn how to pick the best site and design to maximize beauty and...

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We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

Check out our latest job postings! You can always view the internships and job postings we have available here. Home Garden Programs Coordinator Farmers Market Assistant

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Sow the Future: 2021

This past July, as the coronavirus continued to wreak havoc on our neighborhoods and communities, I stepped onto the Growing Hope Urban Farm to say hello to our 12 Ypsilanti teen employees. Socially distanced and masked, they were learning how to harvest and wash...

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Upcoming Events

Aug
3
Tue
5:42 pm Tuesday Farmers Market
Tuesday Farmers Market
Aug 3 @ 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.
Aug
4
Wed
10:00 am Wednesday Volunteer Days @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
Wednesday Volunteer Days @ Growing Hope Urban Farm
Aug 4 @ 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[...]
Aug
7
Sat
9:00 am Saturday Farmers Market @ Depot Town
Saturday Farmers Market @ Depot Town
Aug 7 @ 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.

Our New Home Gardeners

Our Home Vegetable Program supplied raised beds, seedlings, compost, and educational resources to 23 Ypsilanti households this year and 13...

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...