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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Cultivate at the MarketPlace

We are excited to announce that our community partner, Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse, has become our first anchor tenant at the Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace. They moved their coffee roaster into our space to increase coffee production and we look forward to...

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Hope Sprouts: Summer 2019

As a community funded program, the Ypsilanti Farmers Markets have been supporting small businesses and increasing access to affordable healthy food since 2006. Learn more about the Ypsilanti Farmers Markets and the incredible impact you have when you support your...

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Hope Sprouts: Spring 2019

Over the years we have expanded our work from gardening education to actively working to change and support our local food system. Our mission and values needed a refresh in order to clearly reflect the scope of the work we now do.

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Ypsi Food Fight! A Fight for Food Equity

For the past three years, Growing Hope has hosted the Ypsi Food Awards as our spring fundraiser and an opportunity to recognize our local food heroes. This year, we’ve decided to shake things up a bit and use this fundraiser as a platform to actively involve our community and partners in the work we do.

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Home Vegetable Garden Program Applications Open!

The Home Vegetable Garden Program seeks to increase access to healthy food for low income Ypsilanti residents through installing free raised bed gardens and providing one on one garden support at family homes, community centers, housing facilities, apartment complexes and religious institutions.

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Upcoming Events

May
7
Tue
3:00 pm Ypsilanti Farmers Markets Tuesda... @ Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace
Ypsilanti Farmers Markets Tuesda... @ Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace
May 7 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm
Ypsilanti Farmers Markets Tuesday Market @ Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace
Growing Hope operates two farmers markets in Ypsilanti: The Ypsilanti Farmers Market- Downtown on Tuesdays from 3-7 at the Ypsilanti Farmers MarketPlace 16 S. Washington and the Ypsilanti Farmers Market- Depot Town on Saturdays from[...]
Nov
18
Mon
6:00 pm Building Blocks for the Local Fo... @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Building Blocks for the Local Fo... @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Building Blocks for the Local Food Entrepreneur: Market Gardening 101 @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Growing Hope runs free Building Blocks for the Local Food Entrepreneur workshops focused on finances, licensing, marketing, food safety, and other skills that allow startup businesses or farmers market vendors to grow their businesses. Market[...]
Nov
19
Tue
3:00 pm Dried Flower Wreaths with We Ado... @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Dried Flower Wreaths with We Ado... @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Nov 19 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dried Flower Wreaths with We Adore Flowers @ Robert C. Barnes Sr. MarketPlace Hall
Keep a little bit of summer’s color with you through the winter. The talented team from We Adore Flowers will have all of the materials you need to make a dried flower wreath. They will[...]

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...

A Year in Review

Take a look at Growing Hope's highlights from our 2018 Annual Report. 

We are Cultivate’s Summer Quarterly Partner

Visit Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse this summer, and after purchasing a delicious menu item, your tip is donated to Growing Hope. You...