Friday, September 9, 2016

Welcome to the 9th annual HomeGrown Festival!

The Homegrown Festival is a grassroots community celebration of our region’s locally grown food, drink, music and fun. 

This years festival will include:
- Tasty locally sourced food prepared by some of your favorite local chefs
- Beer, wine, mead, kombucha, and more, from some of Michigans greatest brewers and fermentors
- Three popular local bands providing live music on the Main Stage
- Local vendors promoting their products
- A silent auction
- Hands-on and educational activities for kids 

Plus much more! Please bring your friends and family and enjoy a great night celebrating all things Local!

This is a FREE event! Can't wait to see you there!

Sunday, August 28, 2016

HomeBrew Competition Prizes

The end of summer is a busy time, with Labor Day vacations and getting the kiddos back to school! All you home brewers out there, don't forget to drop off your submissions for the HomeBrew Competition. You can drop off your submissions at Adventures in Home Brewing Ann Arbor  between now and Sept. 8th, 2015. 

For more information on how to enter, please click on the Homebrew link!

Thursday, August 4, 2016

HomeGrown Planning in Full Swing!

The HomeGrown Festival Planning team is in full swing with the festival just five weeks away! Sponsors are rolling in while many tables are spoken for. Early bird pricing has ended but there are still tables available for Chef/Food Vendors, Michigan Goods Vendors, and not for profit organizations interested in engaging with the thousands of eco-friendly locals we attract each year. Make sure to check up on volunteer opportunities here and contact us at to learn about sponsorship.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

HomeGrown Festival on CTN

We are featured on CTN! So proud of all that we represent. Watch Maggie Cease from our PR team talk about what HomeGrown is all about (from minute 5:48). Thank you CTN!

Monday, August 17, 2015

2016 Delicious Treats at the Homegrown

2016 Food Vendor Information coming soon!

Here were the food vendors at HomeGrown in 2015:

Earthen Jar
The Lunch Room
Pilar's Tamales
Sweet Maria's Pies
El Harissa
Simply Scrumptious Catering
Zingerman's Roadhouse and Cornman Farms

Silent Auction 2016!

Stay tuned for Silent Auction info for 2016!

Many local businesses donated goods and services as items to the Silent Auction in 2015, and the money we raise helps to fund next year's HomeGrown Festival! Items have been generously donated by:

Ann Arbor Tortilla Factory
Arbor Teas
Arbor Brewing Company 
Bazza Visual Design
Beezy's Coffee and Café
Bellanina Day Spa
Cardamom Restaurant 
Cultivation Station
Encore Studio
Falling Water
Jessica's Apothecary
Jude Walton Photography
Juicy Kitchen
Maggie's Organics
Mindo Chocolate Makers
Nicole Haley Photography
PlantWise, LLC
Relaxation Station
Robert Johnston
Sweet Gem Confections
Tammy's Tastings
Tasty Bakery
Why Not Pie
Zingerman's Community of Businesses
... and many others!

Monday, August 10, 2015

Children's Activities and Education Tent

There is something for everyone at the 2015 Homegrown Festival. So bring your kids and they are sure to be entertained and educated!

Education and Children's activities
Come to the education tent to learn more about pollinators, food, and help us create our pollinator-themed mural.

Several local experts will have information about pollinators, how to become a pollinator ally, activities for kids, and much more.

Pollinator mural Help us create our pollinator-themed mural! Children are encouraged to help create the mural by painting pieces that will be added during the installation. 

Materials created and donated by the Eisenhower Center.