The Lansing Urban Farm Project (LUFP) is a Michigan non-profit that seeks to support small and urban farms in the Lansing area and integrate food and farming into larger community building efforts.

Fall 2021

Lansing Urban Farm Project- Gala Cancelled

We are cancelling our outdoor harvest festival again this year. Not because we do not want to see you. And not because we do not think that celebrating the efforts of urban farmers is unimportant. In fact, we are cancelling our celebration BECAUSE we want to see you again and BECAUSE we want to promote the work (and fabulous produce) of Lansing’s many urban farmers.

The LUFP Board, after much deliberation, has decided that there is too much at risk given the surge of COVID’s Delta variant to hold a public gathering. Instead, we want to wait for a time when we can all be comfortable and unselfconsciously celebratory.

So, if you’ve marked your calendar for September 11th, please unmark it. And keep your fingers crossed that we’ll be able to have a humdinger of an event next year at about this time.

The harvest gala, in addition to being a delicious party, was LUFP’s principal fund raiser. Because we cannot safely feed and entertain you, we wanted to offer you another option, one that will also help us continue our work.

Barb Hranilovich, one of Lansing’s best known and admired artists, created six, hand-thrown, ceramic mugs and six, ceramic tumblers for us. Each piece displays the LUFP logo (see photo attached). We would like to gift these hand-crafted pieces to the first 12 people who pledge a minimum of $100 to LUFP. In this way, we continue to honor and promote the talents of Lansing residents.

Of course, any contribution of any size will be gratefully appreciated at any time. So, think of us now or whenever you are able. Click on the button on our donations page to donate via PayPal.

Thank you for your continuing interest in local food, urban agriculture, and the Lansing Urban Farm Project. As we are all learning, it takes a community to keep us safe and to feed us well.

LUFP Board Members


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