Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Today-- Wednesday, Sept 10-- Wayne Farmers Market is cancelled due to threat of severe weather.  Stay safe, and see you next week!

Monday, September 8, 2014

Support Growing Hope by Shopping at Glenwood Garden!

Growing Hope is delighted to be partnering with Glenwood Garden. A company with a social mission, Glenwood Garden helps nonprofits gain a new source of revenue by donating 50% of profits from their online sales to nonprofits like us. Glenwood Garden is an e-market for gourmet food products that are sustainably produced in small batches by passionate artisans. Please consider this additional way of supporting Growing Hope by shopping for our cause at Glenwood Garden!

How It Works: Enter “growinghope” into the Nonprofit Code box during checkout and Glenwood Garden will share 50% of the profit from that order with Growing Hope!

Monday, September 8, 2014

We have our menu for the September Chefs in the Garden event! Chefs Benjamin Meyer & Kirk Robinson will be working some delicious magic with an exciting assortment of early fall ingredients & bold flavors.

Tickets are still available (but are going fast!) for what is sure to be an amazing meal & a great chance to support Growing Hope!

Pan seared diver scallop with miso butterscotch, soft boiled egg, crispy prosciutto, pepper cress, & pickled trumpet royale mushrooms

Sunday Dinner:
Braised lamb shanks with brown rice & curried yogurt stew,
Apple cider & dashi pork belly with cinnamon & star anise,
Mashed celeriac with rutabaga & turnips,
Watercress, jicama, & apple salad with pumpkin seed vinaigrette,
Grilled baby corn in soy milk corn cream with Detroit popcorn

Chambord chocolate custard with banana pudding ice cream, mixed berries, & strawberry essence

There will be beer, wine & special artisan cocktails from Two James Spirits as well!

Click here to learn more about this exciting event & get your tickets!


Saturday, August 30, 2014


Fri Sept 5- 12-7, Sat Sept 6 - 10-4, Sun Sept 7 - 10-4.

YpsiPlanti Garden Supply by Growing Hope-- at 9 South Adams in Downtown Ypsi--
will host its Fall 3-Day Plant Sale for the adventurous gardener brave enough to grow food into fall and winter. Featuring hardy crops like swiss chard, collards, broccoli, cabbage among many more to get you another round of tasty veggies. Transplants were grown by the loving hands here at Growing Hope and from Grown in Detroit with your plate and health in mind. Free workshops will help you get started!
Fall Prep Workshop is Saturday at 2 pm. Deanna White will be teaching her "no till" planting method along with loads of other helpful tips and techniques for preparing your garden for the fall and frost. Fall Planting Workshop on Sunday at 2 pm. Jared Talaga GH Farm Manager will teach us about fall succession planting, spacing, and overall must need info to harvest victory.   Help us spread the word! FB Event link:
Saturday, August 16, 2014

We'll be there with delicious coffee, iced teas, & sandwich wraps from Sweetwaters cafe, fruit smoothies made on the bike blender, fresh corn & more! Come by the tent & get some of this good stuff.

We also will have games for kids all day, bingo, face-painting & other fun activities. Then we'll have the chicken fashion show at 1pm, Various Veggies contest at 2pm, & watermelon seed spitting at 3pm.

There will be an assortment of our great Growing Hope merch including t-shirts, buttons, soap & lip balm. We'll also have some of our Ypsiplanti Garden Supply items, & info about getting your fall garden started!

See you there!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Join us as talented, local chefs dish up seasonal fare during these delicious Chefs in the Garden fundraising dinner parties at the Growing Hope Center's urban farm in the heart of Ypsilanti! We hope you'll join us for our 2014 series-- click on each date to buy tickets today!

Learn more about the event here and check back as we get the menus in!  And help us spread the word about the events via facebook!


GROWING HOPE  |  922 West Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI  48197 | P.O. Box 980129, Ypsilanti, MI 48198 | Phone: 734-786-8401 |