Calendar Of Events

  • Fri
    26
    Jan
    2018
    Sat
    27
    Jan
    2018
    8:30am-5:00pmGrand Traverse Resort, 100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd., Acme, MI 49610

    One of Michigan's premier farm show, if you miss all other shows, make sure you attend this one. The Small Farms Conference has grown tremendously over the years, moving from the high school setting to the Grand Traverse Resort! Experience the beautiful setting and benefit from knowledge gained from the largest gathering of small farmers in Michigan, expert speakers with hands-on experience, vendors with top-notch products, and much much more camaraderie 🙂 🙂 Click HERE for more information and find out how to register.

  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018

    This year's Key Note Speaker: Monica White on "Cultivating a Thriving Community...From the Soil on Up"
    A forum for beginning, small-scale, and culturally diverse farmers to network, learn, and build sustainable family farms.
    This is the 15th annual event and will be held in Kalamazoo, MI. Please join us and click HERE to find out more about how!

  • Wed
    07
    Feb
    2018
    Thu
    08
    Feb
    2018
    8:00am-4:00pm1100 Yore Ave Benton Harbor, MI 49022

    Another continuing education opportunity for our Southwest Michigan producers, this trade show will cater to wine grapes, juice grapes, tree fruit, blueberries, and much more!

    Sponsored by a team effort between Michigan Grape Society and MSU, there will be representatives from crop consultants, equipment vendors and government agencies, to name a few. Educations sessions from experts in the field covering climate change, pollinator conservation, and cover cropping. So much to take in, come see the DOO Crew at our booth! Click HERE to register for find more information.

  • Tue
    13
    Feb
    2018
    Thu
    15
    Feb
    2018
    Tue 12:00pm-8:00pm Wed 7:00am-7:30pm Thurs 7:00am-2:00pmBig Rapids Holiday Inn & Conference Center, 1005 Perry Ave., Big Rapids, MI 49307

    Join us for the 2018 Winter Potato Conference, February 13-15 in Big Rapids where we will dive into a variety of issues and practices that will help the the Michigan potato industry to continue moving forward to cultivate a better tomorrow. Learn about the latest technology and innovations in the potato industry, plus gain valuable insights into trends that will impact your business. Educational sessions, networking opportunities and exhibitor displays will provide industry leaders with the tools they need to help strengthen our industry. To register, click HERE.

  • Thu
    15
    Feb
    2018
    Sat
    17
    Feb
    2018
    Thurs 8:00am-7:00pm, Fri 7:30am-6:30pm, Sat 7:00am-5pmDayton Convention Center, 22 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402

    The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association's 39th annual conference, A Taste for Change, will return to Dayton this winter! Ohio's largest sustainable food and farm conference features:
    • Nearly 80 educational, inspiring workshops on sustainable farming, livestock, homesteading, gardening, and business on Friday and Saturday;
    • A three day trade show with 90+ businesses, organizations, and government agencies offering food, books, equipment, products, information, and services;
    • In-depth, full day Food and Farm School classes on Thursday;
    • Engaging nationally-recognized keynote speakers Jeff Moyer of the Rodale Institute and Stacy Malkan of U.S. Right to Know;
    • Made-from-scratch, local, organic meals;
    • Thursday and Friday evening networking and receptions;
    • Kids' conference, child care, and more!
    Need more info?? Click HERE+!The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association's 39th annual conference, A Taste for Change, will return to Dayton this winter! Ohio's largest sustainable food and farm conference features:
    • Nearly 80 educational, inspiring workshops on sustainable farming, livestock, homesteading, gardening, and business on Friday and Saturday;
    • A three day trade show with 90+ businesses, organizations, and government agencies offering food, books, equipment, products, information, and services;
    • In-depth, full day Food and Farm School classes on Thursday;
    • Engaging nationally-recognized keynote speakers Jeff Moyer of the Rodale Institute and Stacy Malkan of U.S. Right to Know;
    • Made-from-scratch, local, organic meals;
    • Thursday and Friday evening networking and receptions;
    • Kids' conference, child care, and more
    Need more info or to register??? Click HERE!

  • Mon
    12
    Mar
    2018
    Wed
    14
    Mar
    2018
    Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites, 100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

    The conference will feature separate basic and advanced sessions for hop growers as well as a barley session and malting tour that is designed for both growers and brewers. Several prominent speakers from around the country will be on hand to discuss: horticultural practices, pest and disease control, harvest and post-harvest practices, nutrient management, and much more. More details to come...stay tuned!