Resource Center

THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE SEASON, THE RESOURCE CENTER IS ONLY OPEN BY APPOINTMENT. Call (517) 853-7809 or email, gardenproject@glfoodbank.org. 

Take a look inside Garden Project’s Resource Center

Garden Project’s Resource Center in Foster Park is located at 2401 Marcus St., Lansing, MI 48912 (at the corner of Foster & Marcus). It is open seasonally, from April – July, and by appointment.

What’s at the Resource Center?

Besides helpful staff and volunteers who can answer your questions, we offer registered gardeners:

  • Free seeds (usually limited to 25 packets per year)
  • Free seedlings (vegetable transplants); weekly distribution, quantities depend on supply
  • Free tool lending of standard garden tools for two weeks at a time
  • Gardening and cooking info: books, magazines, videos, pamphlets, etc.
  • Canning and food preservation equipment (free canning jars and two week lending of equipment)
  • Other resources as available, including at-cost straw bales, cover crop seeds, etc.

Visiting the Resource Center provides a great opportunity to meet other gardeners, get advice or volunteer!

Attention Community Garden Leaders:  If you would like to pick up resources (seeds, plant starts, tools, etc.) for your community garden as a whole, please contact our office to schedule an appointment with staff to meet you at the Resource Center before or after our public open hours or by appointment. Please call 517-853-7809 or email dcomer@glfoodbank.org.