“Growing Home has helped me get back motivated, doing something to come to everyday to look forward to."
"There’s never been a day that I came to Growing Home and wasn’t given the support I needed."
Standing in Solidarity
With Our Community
Empowering healthy people and communities through urban organic agriculture.
"If you have that drive and passion to succeed, the Growing Home community can help get you there."
"Being responsible for plants and seedlings, and caring for them much like you would a child, gave me a sense of being needed."
"This program helped me become a professional. I have a 401k. I have good benefits. I’m proud. My mom is proud."
"I like to give people
perspective on change,
let them know that change
Join our 2021 Employment Training Program!
Apply by January 13th
At Growing Home, we believe that everyone deserves a good job, to eat well, and to live in a vibrant, supported community. Our mission is to operate, promote, and demonstrate the use of organic urban agriculture as a vehicle for job training, employment, food access and community development in our Englewood community.
Our 2020 Impact
With the pandemic, the continued racial & social injustices, and the high unemployment, 2020 has been extremely tough for everyone. Even amidst the challenges, we have been able to Still Grow our programs for our community because of your sustained support. Thank you!
We have 50+ participants enrolled in our farm-based paid workforce development program every year. Applications for our 2021 Cohort 1 have closed. Cohort 2 applications will open in February so stay tuned. Click the button below to learn more.
Growing Home Kitchen
Check out the first season of our online cooking showing with Growing Home’s Community Engagement Coordinator LaQuandra Fair using our own produce! Farm-fresh, easy, delicious meals.
Wherever I go in the next five, ten, twenty years, it's always going to come back to this. To Growing Home. Because there's something that you all saw in me, and your hearts went out to me. People don't have to do something like that if they don't want to. They do it because they believe someone like me deserves a second chance. Growing Home gave me a second chance.Program Graduate