Workshop Offerings

Upcoming Workshop Schedule

Thank you for your interest in our workshops!  Please note: we are offering limited workshops in 2014 and instead, refer you to our colleagues at Project Grow, the Ypsilanti Public Library, and Abundant Michigan (to name a few) for your workshop needs.  If you are interested in "learning by doing", consider volunteering on our urban farm (email: to set up a time).  Additionally, join our Growing Gardens Membership and come to "OPEN YARD" on Fridays from 3-7pm, where you can talk and ask questions of a Master Gardener, one-on-one!

Confirmed workshops scheduled for 2014 are listed below:

CANCELLED: "How to Start a Successful Cottage Food Business in Michigan"

When: Monday, May 12th from 1-3pm
Where: The Growing Hope Center
How Much: $20
Training focuses on: The Michigan Cottage Food Law; Making your business profitable; Food safety procedures for a safe product; Production; Labeling; Packaging; Storing & transporting your products 
Registration: Register online here. Or call Jeannie at the MSU Extension office (517-439-9301).
Instructors: Jeannie Nichols and Mark Thomas of MSU Extension Food Safety Team and MSU Product Center, Workshop for Michigan Entrepreneurs

Stay tuned for a new Ypsi-wide gardening workshop and event calendar that will be available soon called, LETS GROW YPSI!!!

All workshops listed on this page will be held at the Growing Hope Center, 922 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 unless otherwise indicated. 

Questions? Please call us at (734) 786-8401.


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