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.
PERENNIAL FRUIT CROPS
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