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MSU North Farm On-Farm Short Course - Perennial Fruit Crops

Sponsoring Organization: MSU North Farm

Date: Sunday, June 4, 2017

Start Time: 1:00 p.m.

End Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location : MSU North Farm, Rock River Rd., Chatham, MI. 49816

Description of the Event: 

The North Farm is hosting a series of short courses starting in May on topics designed for market gardeners, small farms, and skill-seekers interested in gardening and farming. These workshops are an in-depth exploration of farming fundamentals and best practices taught by multiple instructors.

Come to MSU North Farm for four afternoon-long learning sessions with an emphasis on hands-on activities so you can practice what you learn in class with other farmers and gardeners.

**Each workshop qualifies for education hours for MSU Extension Master Gardeners** 
** Soil Health qualifies as MAEAP Phase 1 Credit**

$30 for each course/$100 for all 4 courses

Farm rate for multiple attendees from one farm - $45 for each course/$150 for all 4 courses

Refreshments and snacks are provided. 


Sunday, June 4 · 1 - 6 p.m. 

From familiar raspberries to "novel" types like goji berries, perennial fruits are gaining popularity with market gardeners and farmers alike. Find out about variety selection, establishment, and cultural practices – including growing in high tunnels – for growing berries in a northern climate with MSU educators on perennial fruit crops.


Education Credit Hours: 5

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