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Come experience the magic of our Urban Farm while enjoying a meal specially prepared for you on site by a guest chef. This three part dinner series features well known local culinary talent and benefits Growing Hope.

Each evening is its own unique experience, crafted from beginning to end by the guest chefs' talents and tastes. The evening begins with an appetizer and cocktail hour with live music featuring Matt Jones and Davy Jones. Guests will then be seated in our hoophouse and served the meal of a lifetime.

This year we will be welcoming two incredibly talented chefs to the farm:

September 15: Chef Ji Hye Kim of the Zingerman's restaurant Miss Kim

Dessert by Milk + Honey

October 13: Chef Brandon Johns of Grange Kitchen & Bar

Dessert by Sweet Heather Anne

Menu for Chefs in the Garden October 13:


Chorizo, Dates, Blue Cheese

Michigan Shrimp Toast, Fermented Sweet Chile Sauce

Eggplant Caponata, Smoked Tomato


Cured Trout, Fennel, Cracker


Salt and Thyme Roasted Beets, Cumin, Goat Cheese Fondue


Duck Kielbasa, Fermented Corn, Charred Cabbage Confit, Beer Mustard


Smoked Crispy Pork Shoulder, Parsnip Velouté, Apple Salad, Sichuan Flavors

Follow the Chefs in the Garden Facebook event page to stay up to date!

Venue Information

Growing Hope
922 W Michigan Ave
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 786-8401
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Growing Hope

922 West Michigan Ave.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 786-8401

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