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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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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Upcoming Events

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8:00 am A Chance to Grow: An Auction to ... @ Virtual
A Chance to Grow: An Auction to ... @ Virtual
Apr 6 @ 8:00 am – Apr 13 @ 8:00 pm
A Chance to Grow: An Auction to Benefit Growing Hope @ Virtual
A Chance to Grow: An Auction to Benefit Growing Hope is a week-long virtual auction that offers exciting food, farming, restaurant, and kitchen related experiences and items donated by many of your favorite local farms[...]

From Kitchen to Market: A new video about our kitchen

We are very excited to share a video produced by 7 Cylinders Studio for the Growing Hope Incubator Kitchen! You will hear from Ferial...

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...

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...