Growing Hope is a non-profit organization based in Ypsilanti, Michigan with the mission to help people improve their lives and communities through gardening and increasing access to healthy food. This year we are focusing on re-engaging with our past gardeners to help you grow more fresh produce!
We will provide each participant household with:• Free Vegetable and/or herb seedlings• Free Seed packets• 25% Discount at YpsiPlanti• Gardening Resource Information *Unfortunately, we will not be able to supply compost nor do site visits/installations as part of this program this year
Requirements to be in this years programs:• Must have been a former participant in the Home Vegetable Garden and/or the Growing Gardens Program (or live at the address where you received the letter)• Have an established garden area (garden patch, raised beds, containers) and plan to grow a garden during the 2018 growing season• Be willing to fill out application, survey and one brief post-season survey to help support Growing Hope programs• Must be able to pick up your plants and seeds during at least one of the distribution dates (or send a friend to pick them up for you)• Priority will be given to to those located within 10 miles from the Growing Hope Center
If you meet the program requirements and are interested in being in the program, please fill out the application (below)! If you don’t meet the requirements and want to help support Growing Hope gardening programs, please consider filling out the survey to tell us more about your experience gardening and access to fresh produce. This information helps us to run better programs.
Applications will be accepted on a first-come, first serve basis. Application Deadline is Friday, April 6th, 2018.
If you have any questions, please contact Penny Beamer, Garden Assistant, firstname.lastname@example.org or Bee Ayer, Farm and Garden Manager, email@example.com, 734-786-8401.