Farmers’ Market

PREVIEW: 2021 GLEXPO Farm Market Bus Tour

Join Vegetable Growers News and Fruit Growers News for the GLEXPO Farm Market Bus Tour and visit some of West Michigan’s market-savvy farm markets. The tour will be moderated by Michigan State University Extension staff.... more »

City operation balances social distancing, customer access

A two-acre farm is small, but put it in a city and the story changes. Combine that with the right partnering and the lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, and the Trowel &... more »

Disease prevention practices for agritourism Michigan survey topic

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), zoonotic diseases are diseases caused by germs that spread between people and animals. Examples of zoonotic pathogens include salmonella, Cryptosporidium, Escherichia coli, influenza viruses and others. These disease... more »

American Farm Trail app showcases agritourism venues

The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is looking for orchards, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and more to showcase on a new app dedicated to connecting consumers with agritourism venues. The American Farm Trail app, created... more »

Michigan, Indiana and Ohio community supported ag farmers webinar target

The in-person "Thinking Inside the Box: Growing CSA’s Across the Tri-State Region Conference" originally scheduled for Oct. 24-25, 2021, has been postponed until 2022 due to continued concerns over gathering at this time. In its... more »

Return of Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Bus Tour announced

The annual Great Lakes EXPO Fruit & Vegetable EXPO's annual Farm Market Bus Tour is back for 2021. Join Vegetable Growers News and Fruit Growers News for the bus tour and visit some of west... more »

Virginia helps make the healthy choice the easy choice

Fresh produce isn’t hard to come by at any of Virginia’s more than 250 farmers markets. Some might call the rainbow of offerings, from bright red tomatoes this summer to earthy purple beets this fall,... more »

October proclaimed as as Michigan Agritourism Month by Gov. Whitmer

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has proclaimed October as Michigan Agritourism Month. The month-long celebration recognizes the economic and social benefits of agritourism to our state’s farms and communities. Michigan Agritourism Month is a special time to... more »

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