Garden Project

This time of year, many home gardeners often have more produce than they know what to do with! Visit Garden Project’s Grow & Give program page to find a food pantry near you that will be eager to accept your extra fresh produce for neighbors in need.

Grow & Give

Growing Healthy Food, Cultivating Community

Greater Lansing Food Bank’s Garden Project supports a network of 95 community gardens and over 500 home gardens, helping to feed more than 8,000 people across mid-Michigan. This program of Greater Lansing Food Bank provides:

  • access to land through a network of community gardens
  • how-to education
  • free seeds and plants
  • tool lending
  • networking hub for garden information and resources

Our goal is to provide access to fresh healthy food through gardening opportunities to all members of the community.

Ways to Support Garden Project

Financial contributions

Garden Project is grateful for donations of any amount to help further our mission to reduce food insecurity through community and individual gardening. Designate your monetary donation specifically to Garden Project using this link.

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In-kind contributions

Garden Project gratefully accepts new and gently used garden equipment and supplies. Email or call (517) 853-7806 to confirm we are able to accept your donation and to make arrangements for delivery.

Thank you for your support!

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Phone: 517-853-7809