Grow Benzie is a non-profit that began in 2008 with a handful of volunteers that raised funds to purchase and renovate an abandoned greenhouse and food market. By spring of 2016, Grow Benzie has become a vibrant community center, employing four people and offering a dynamic range of activities, classes, and hands on workshops for folks of all ages and income levels. The 4-acre property includes:

  • 5,000 sqft community center
  • 1,500 sqft commercial kitchen
  • 15,000 sqft hoop houses
  • 3,200 sqft studio house including 3 offices, kitchen/dining room, germination station and sewing studio
  • 1,000 sqft youth hoop house
  • 1,000 sqft pole barn
  • 5,000 sqft of community garden plots

Grow Benzie has a rich HISTORY in volunteerism and community support, and at the end of 2015 completed a Strategic Plan with a REVISED MISSION STATEMENT AND VISION. To learn more about the organization, meet the BOARD MEMBERS and STAFF, or CONTACT US.