News

  • Michigan's Emerging Farmers - Matching Funds Program Application

    Published on January 21, 2016

    Through a USDA Beginning Farmer & Rancher Development Grant the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems, Michigan Food and Farming Systems and MSU Student Organic Farm will provide a limited number of $2,000 stipends to beginning farmers in Michigan.

  • Local Foods Group to hold Iowa Regional Meeting

    Published on November 10, 2015

    Senior associate director, Rich Pirog, expressed how his two decades with the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University prepared him for his work in the Michigan local foods movement.

  • Managing Hoophouses and High Tunnels for Year-Round Farming Success

    Published on September 28, 2015

    The Managing Hoophouses and High Tunnels for Year-Round Farming Success course is focused on year-round production and covers topics such as site selection, construction recommendations, crop planning, crop scheduling, soil management, and more.

  • HoopHouse Radio Interview

    Published on September 3, 2015

    Tyler Vuillemot, Hoophouses for Health Program Manager was interviewed by anchor/reporter Julie Harker at Brownfield Ag News Radio.