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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Justice for Black Farmers: A Local Perspective

Justice for Black Farmers: A Local Perspective

If you missed our webinar, Justice for Black Farmers: A Local Perspective, you can still view a recording of it at the link below! Justice for Black Farmers: A Local Perspective – Recording In June, 2020, Tepfirah Rusdan, co-director of Keep Growing Detroit,...