About the Resource Center

The Garden Project Resource Center is a supply depot filled with resources tailored for vegetable gardening and is available to community gardeners and low-to-moderate income home gardeners during the growing season.

Open by appointment July – October

Contact Mike at mike@glfoodbank.org or call (517) 853-7806 to schedule a time to stop by.

Cool season plant & seed distribution

August 9, 2024  |  10 a.m. – Noon and 5 – 7 p.m.

Visit during this one-day event to get your garden ready for fall. Transplants available are broccoli, kale, collards and cabbage, plus seeds that thrive in the cooler temperatures of fall.

2024 registration

Garden Project Resource Center services are available to community gardeners and low to moderate income gardeners. Registration is required every year.

Register now

Services Offered

  • Free seeds (limit 25 packets per gardener per year). View a sampling of our seed stock here.
  • Free seedlings (vegetable transplants) during open hours in April, May and June. Please bring your own tray or box to safely carry home your new plants!
  • Free tool lending of standard garden tools for up to two weeks at a time.
  • Gardening and cooking information (Ex. Books, magazines, videos, pamphlets, etc.).
  • Free canning jars and two-week lending of food preservation equipment.
  • Other resources as available, including at-cost straw bales, cover crop seeds and organic granular fertilizer.
  • Helpful staff and volunteers to answer gardening questions!

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

Garden resource pickup

If you would like to pick up resources (seeds, plant starts, tools, etc.) for your community garden as a whole, please contact Matthew Romans to schedule an appointment.

p:  517-853-7802
e:  matthew@glfoodbank.org

Volunteer at the Resource Center

Garden Project’s work is made possible through the commitment of our volunteers, many of whom work directly with us at the Resource Center. Learn more and find a volunteer shift here.

Community Resource Information


Location and Map

Garden Project’s Resource Center is located at 2401 Marcus St., Lansing, 48912, in the south end of Foster Park.