Upcoming Extension Master Gardener Trainings

MSU Extension Master Gardener Training Courses are typically offered starting in January, March and August in several locations around the state. Course locations with upcoming available enrollment are listed below. If you have questions about courses in other locations, please email us at mg@msu.edu.

Note that all prospective trainees must undergo the MSU Extension Volunteer Selection Process (VSP). This process includes background checks, references and an interview. VSP is included in registration accessed by clicking the link for the specific site you are interested in. The cost for the training course is $325. 

Learn more about becoming an MSU Extension Master Gardener 


March 2020

LEELANAU COUNTY - TRAVERSE CITY

Training Site: Grand Traverse Regional Arts Campus
                       10781 E Cherry Bend Rd., Room 8B
                       Traverse City, MI 49684
When: Thursdays, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
            March 5 - June 11, 2020
            (Including makeup date)
Application Deadline: Friday, February 21, 2020
Contact Person: Nate Walton, waltonn2@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Leelanau County: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvptraversecity20/

MACOMB COUNTY - CLINTON TOWNSHIP

Training Site: Robert A VerKuilen Building
                       Assembly Rooms A&B
                       21885 Dunham Rd
                       Clinton Township, MI 48036
When: Mondays, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
           March 2 - June 15, 2020
           (Including makeup date, class will be held the day after Easter, April 13, 2020)
Application Deadline: Monday, February 17, 2020
Contact Person: Karen Burke, burkeka9@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Macomb County Site:
https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpspringmacomb20/


 OAKLAND COUNTY - SOUTHFIELD

Training Site: South Oakland Health Center - Southfield Office
Address: 27725 Greenfield Rd, Room 60
                Southfield, MI 48076
When: Thursdays, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
            March 5 - June 11, 2020
            (including makeup date)
Application Deadline: Friday, February 23, 2020
Contact Person: Cathy Morris, morri735@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Oakland County Site:
https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpspringoakland20/


OTTAWA COUNTY - WEST OLIVE

Training Site: Ottawa County Fillmore Complex
Address: 12220 Fillmore St
                West Olive, MI 49460
When: Thursdays, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
            March 19 - June 25, 2020
            (including makeup date)
Application Deadline: Friday, March 12, 2020
Contact Person: Angela Van Order, vanorde7@msu.edu 
Application and Registration Link for Ottawa County Site: https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpspring20ottawa/


WAYNE COUNTY - TAYLOR

Training Site: Wayne County Community College District
Address: 21000 Northline Rd
                Taylor, MI 48180
When: Tuesdays, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
            March 3 - June 16, 2020
            (including makeup date, no class on April 14)
Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Contact Person: Deirdre Hope, hopedeir@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Wayne County Site: 
https://events.anr.msu.edu/mgvpspringwayne20/


Fall 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY - NOVI

Training Site: MSU Tollgate Education Center
Address:  28155 Meadowbrook Rd
                Novi, MI 48377
When: Tuesdays, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
            August 18 - December 1, 2020
            (including makeup date, no class November 3, 2020)
Application Deadline: TBD
Contact Person: Cathy Morris, morri735@msu.edu
Application and Registration Link for Oakland County Site: Application and Registration will open Spring 2020 

 Current Training

County

Location

Dates

Contact

Livingston Livingston County EMS Building January 21 - April 28, 2020 Irene Donne, donneire@msu.edu
Genesee GCCARD January 25 - May 9, 2020 Barslund Judd, juddbars@msu.edu
Marquette Peter White Library January 25 - May 16, 2020 Liz Slajus, slajusel@msu.edu
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