The Michigan Farmers Market Association, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, will be hosting four trainings throughout the state on Cooking Demonstrations and Safe Food Samples at Farmers Markets.
The 'Grow it! Cook it! Eat it!' workshop series from MSU Extension offers informative, fun-filled workshops designed to guide you from garden to table. Register now!
The 20 grantees from 12 counties across Michigan will be planning and implementing farm to school programming that impacts nearly 25,000 students in both early education and K-12 programs.
A Profitability Bootcamp for Farmers will be held on September 2, 2015 from 11:30am to 4:15pm in Lansing, MI. Registration is free and lunch will be provided.
A new study looking at ways to grow Muskegon and the west Michigan lakeshore regional food system has offered recommendations for a food hub with identified core functions.
Have you or your organization signed the Resolution of Support for the Michigan Good Food Charter? Currently, over 380 organizations throughout the state and more than 480 individuals have signed the Resolution.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is now accepting applications to provide technical assistance to socially-disadvantaged groups in rural areas.
On February 15, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced the availability of $9 million in funding to assist low-income individuals and communities in developing local and independent food systems.
Registration has opened for an online course offered through the MSU Department of Horticulture: "High Tunnels and Hoophouses for Year-round Farming Success."
Agriculture and Natural Resources Week (ANR Week), is taking place on the campus of Michigan State University, will be celebrated March 7-15, 2015 and feature a wide range of topics relevant to Michigan's diverse agricultural landscape.
The 7th Annual Home Grown Local Food Summit will be held from 10:00am-5:00pm on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at the Rackham Auditorium and Michigan League on the University of Michigan campus.
The Michigan Farmers Markets Association (MIFMA) is hosting the Michigan Farmers Market Conference on March 10 and 11, 2015 at the Plant and Soil Science Building on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan
The 12th annual Michigan Family Farms Conference will be held this year in Marshall, MI on January 17, 2015 from 8 am to 5 pm.
The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market EXPO and the Michigan Greenhouse Growers EXPO will be held from 9-11 December, 2014 at Devos Place Conference Center and the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids Michigan.
On December 2, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced a competitive grant program aimed at helping promote and enhance Michigan's $100 billion food and agriculture industry.
Building Blocks is a series of business classes for food and agricultural entrepreneurs or entrepreneurs-to-be. The workshops are co-sponsored by Growing Hope, Think Local First, and Whole Foods Ann Arbor/Cranbrook.
The Albion Food Hub is hosting a free half-day workshop for farmers in Albion, MI. This workshop will cover financial planning, business literacy, and food safety practices.