Visit MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center
The farm is open to the public Monday - Saturday from 9 AM - 8 PM. Learn more at our Visit the Farm page.
The views of rolling farmland available around MSU Tollgate are practically unknown elsewhere in present-day Oakland County. The 160 acre farmstead is currently owned by Michigan State University, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Americana Foundation. MSU Tollgate farm represents a working farm with animals, community gardens, and sustainable agriculture demonstrations. Discover programs and activities by browsing our site. The farm is re-opening to the public starting May 31st after closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
MSU Tollgate provides non-formal learning for children, families, and adults, offering the unique opportunity to experience agriculture hands-on in an urban environment. Using research based curriculum and methods, visitors can explore the joys of gardening and the natural world, appreciate and promote locally grown food, and develop a healthy community.
We host a variety of educational programs and classes such as:
- 4-H youth programs
- Homeowner horticulture
- School and community programs
- Community food systems education
- Woodlot management
- Agriculture and natural resources