15th Annual Michigan Family Farms Conference

February 3, 2018 8:00AM - 4:30PM

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MSU Center for Regional Food Systems is proud to continue its annual sponsorship of the Michigan Family Farms Conference in 2018.


The conference offers beginning, small-scale, and culturally diverse farmers a chance to network, learn, and build sustainable family farms. It is an energizing, hands-on event customized for this important audience. We hope you will join us!

The 2018 conference theme is: “Cultivating a Thriving Community... From the Soil on Up”. Topics include: specialty crop production, labor laws, and how to choose a market. 

Conference highlights:

  • Musical introduction to the keynote and award ceremony by the local Suzuki Academy
  • Optional lunch time tour of the Food Innovation Center and Food Hub (Space is limited!)
  • Full-day youth program
  • The conference will be a Certified Local Food Event through Taste the Local Difference 


Early Bird participant registration deadline is January 3.

Sponsorship/Exhibitor registration deadline is January 12. 


Visit Michigan Food & Farming System's website to learn more about the Michigan Family Farms Conference: http://www.miffs.org/events/mffc 


Related Topic Areas

Michigan Good Food Charter

Event Location

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Texas Township Campus

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