| March 18, 2019 |

Eat Chipotle & Help HOPE Garden Project

Chipotle is planting HOPE! Come help us grow!

Next month HOPE Garden Project is having a fundraiser at Chipotle!

Make dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser to support HOPE Garden Project. Come in to the Chipotle at 625 Black Lake Blvd SW Ste J J-22 in Olympia on Saturday, April 13th between 4:00pm and 8:00pm. Bring in this flyer, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause to make sure that 33% of the proceeds will be donated to HOPE.

All proceeds received from this fundraiser are designated to help support our Low-Income Student Stipend Fund!

Help us help the youth in our community! For a copy of the flyer, click …READ MORE

| December 3, 2018 |

HOPE Welcomes Cody Shipley to the Board of Directors!

Cody comes to us through his new position as Executive Chef at Mason General Hospital. He loves cooking, organic gardening, and sustainable food systems. Cody has a degree in Culinary Arts from Le Cordon Bleu. Prior to his position with MGH, Cody was Head Chef at Harmony Hill Retreat Center in Union, Washington…READ MORE

– Lindsey Parkinson, HOPE

What’s Growing On in the Garden? 

Fences are Going Up at Our NEW HOPE Garden!

At HOPE, we’re all about planting seeds, watching them grow, and making room for the things we plant to bloom into bigger beautiful things.

Our local hospital, Mason General Hospital or MGH as we so lovingly refer to it, is growing & that’s a beautiful thing that benefits the members of our beloved community in big life-changing ways. While change can be difficult, this change is a much-needed step in the right direction for everyone involved…especially the youth of our community, who will have an active role in planning our new HOPETeaching Garden‘.

Our hospital garden has been moved approximately 100-feet to the west and we are so excited about it all of the progress it’s been making! The plans for the new garden are wonderful and our partnership with the hospital shines brightly as they remain incredibly accommodating and generous in their efforts to ensure we’re included in the process and that our hard work is preserved as much as possible, while the future of HOPE is given an amazing gift toward our long-term goals.

Keep your eyes peeled for new updates & more details as they come!  

If you have any questions or concerns that can’t wait until new announcements are made, please feel free to reach out to us and send your thoughts to info@hopegardenproject.org. We’re happy to help any way we can.

– Lindsey Parkinson, HOPE

Remember those Radish Seeds? 

They aren’t seeds anymore! This is the second year in a row we’ve grown these amazing radishes from the seeds we saved. Abundant and beautiful, this incredible root vegetable obviously comes in more than just round shapes.

Radish Seeds Are Sprouting! 

In Mid-August, we saved and harvested the most amazing radish seeds. Shortly after our seed harvest we planted them, and on the following Tuesday they popped. 

– Rachel Uberman, HOPE

Pasta Primavera: HOPE Style

Pasta Perfect Last week our crew made Pasta Primavera from scratch (noodles included) and it was wonderful to watch the kids take turns digging into the dough. It was my first time to take part in the Summer Program here at HOPE and being a part of the process was a special treat. I remember […]


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