Posted: Aug 7, 2012 at 3:27 PM [Aug 7, 2012]
Join Growing Hope as talented local chefs dish up seasonal fare during delicious dinner parties at the Growing Hope Center’s urban farm in Ypsilanti. These more intimate events replace GH’s annual gala, Hope’s Harvest.
Sunday, August 19, 5-8 pm
Chefs: Emil Boch (From the Hearth Food) & Kim Nichols (Harvest Kitchen), and featuring our Growing Hope Youth Interns.
Food Culture & Heritage
On the tail end of the Ypsilanti Heritage Fest, enjoy flavors celebrated in present and past by cultures around the globe and close to home. This dinner will support our work with young people in growing healthy eaters and young leaders. Buy your tickets now!
Sunday, September 16, 5-8 pm
Chefs: Silvio (Silvio's Organic Ristorante and Pizzeria) & Benjamin Meyer (Iridescence @ Motor City Casino).
Celebrate the sustainability of the Growing Hope Center and tour the innovative green features of our headquarters and urban farm including recycled glass plaza, green roof, geothermal system, cisterns, and more. This dinner will support the Growing Hope Center demonstration farm! Buy your tickets now!
Sunday, October 14, 5-8 pm
Chefs: Brandon Johns (Grange) & Bona Sera
Economic Development in Ypsilanti.
Gather with others who care about the vitality of our community & region, and see how food and agriculture are and can be a part of Ypsilanti's positive future. This dinner will support our Downtown Ypsilanti Farmers' Market and other community revitalization projects! Buy your tickets now!
Tickets are $45 ($25 is tax deductible) and available now. Table sponsorships are also available for $250 and include two tickets. Contact us if you're interested in that opportunity!
The Growing Hope Center, 922 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti, is a demonstration and training site for urban farming, sustainable gardening, and green building. The center hosts year-round demonstrations of food production in gardens and hoop houses, classes in a small teaching kitchen, and has indoor and outdoor gathering and learning spaces, offices, lending library that includes tools as well as books.
Growing Hope offers many programs that help people grow healthier futures, as well as the Tuesday Downtown Ypsilanti Farmers’ Market. For more information on Growing Hope or “Chefs in the Garden,” please contact Amanda Edmonds, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 734-330-7576.