Project Grow's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Join Project Grow at the Leslie Science and Nature Center on Saturday, August 20th, 2022 from 11a to 3p for our Annual Tomato Tasting and 50th Anniversary Celebration in a wonderful celebration of community, nature, and gardening!  This free event includes fun for the whole family: try the selections of the Project Grow Annual Tomato Tasting or food trucks ¡Whoa! Tacos and Shimmy Shack, enjoy music and dancing, learn from Project Grow's partner organizations through nature exhibits and lessons on organic gardening, and even pick-your-own-crops in a Project Grow garden!  For more information, email Scott Richardson at  with any questions.

We are full for 2022!

If you are interested in a garden for 2023, please email and we will  send you a reminder when we start taking applications on January 1st.

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Project Grow Guidelines for Gardening in the Era of Covid-19

  • Do not garden if you are not feeling well
  • Cover all coughs or sneezes with a handkerchief or the inside of your elbow.
  • Follow any additional precautions decided by your site.

What We Do

Project Grow provides Ann Arbor–area residents with the space, know-how, and inspiration to grow their own fresh, organic food. Gardens are located throughout the community, many near public transportation, so you can choose a site that's close to home. Project Grow identifies under-developed land, arranges for its use, and maintains it as part of our network of community gardens. We provide raised beds and programs for children, seniors, and gardeners with disabilities, so everyone can participate!

Project Grow is a private, non-profit organization that relies on the support of our community for volunteer help, equipment donations, and funding. Please get involved, and grow with us!

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