Northwest Michigan saskatoon berry farm tour June 7

Learn about this new fruit crop on Saturday, June 7, 2014, by touring saskatoon berry farms in Northwest Michigan.

''Michigan State University Extension and the Saskatoon Berry Institute of North America are hosting a tour of five saskatoon berry production sites in Grand Traverse and Leelanau counties on Saturday, June 7. The tour will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Center at 6686 Center Highway, Traverse City, MI. After some morning stops, the tour will return to the center for lunch, including saskatoon pie! The tour will then continue until 5 p.m.

There is a $10 fee for the tour and registration is required by June 4 by calling 231-715-6022. Further details on the tour can be found at the Saskatoon Berry Institute of North America.

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