The Growing Hope Incubator Kitchen provides an accessible space for startup food businesses looking to take their business to the next level. The licensed kitchen is open 24/7 to rent for affordable hourly rates and offers commercial-grade equipment. Growing Hope helps our kitchen renters navigate food safety regulations, licensing and permitting, and facilitates connections to new retail markets.

Would you like to learn more about renting the Growing Hope Incubator Kitchen? Fill out our Kitchen Inquiry Form and we will be in touch!

Check out the video below to learn more about one of our kitchen makers, Ferial Rewoldt, owner of Hummus Falafel, and how she uses the kitchen and the Ypsi Area Online Market to prep and sell her delicious Mediterranean food!

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Upcoming Events

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...