The mission of the Ypsilanti Growers Cooperative is to grow and sell healthy food using organic methods in and around the urban heart of Ypsilanti, Michigan. In the process, we hope to achieve the goals of shared labor and support, self-empowerment, and sustainable business by building a resilient community food system and a deeper connection with the land.

Like other urban growers in Flint and Detroit, we are taking control of our lives in an entrepreneurial way and not letting our state’s financial woes control our lives. Forming in the International Year of the Cooperative is a special blessing and we are looking forward to our first year at the local farmers market.