Spring is on its way, so farmers are beginning to plan for the growing season and serving their markets, including institutions, for the year ahead. Learn more about a new Hoophouse Production and Marketing Guide that was developed with input and reporting from farmers participating in the Hoophouses for Health program.
- Guest speaker Erin Caudell of MSU Center for Regional Food Systems who will share more about the new Hoophouse Production and Marketing Guide, which includes suggestions and parameters for planting timeframes, in-row and between-row crop spacing, realistic yields, common cultivars, direct market and wholesale pack sizes, and direct market and wholesale pricing.
- Additional agenda items include upcoming food safety training opportunities for growers, evaluation results from the 10 Cents a Meal program for 2017 – 2018, and the 2019 calendar for MFIN and Cultivate Michigan including story banking and featured foods.
Registration is required to participate in this virtual Zoom meeting. Future network meetings will require seperate registration. Please follow the link beolow to register for the March 20th Full Network Meeting.
Registration for each network meeting is necessary and a new link to each meeting will be provided.
2019 Full Network Meetings Dates and Times:
- May 20th, 2pm - 4 pm
- July 18th, 1pm - 3pm
- September 20th, 10am - 12pm
- November 20th, 2pm - 4pm