Apr 9, 2012
Michigan asparagus growers need hundreds of workers for the spring harvest

Michigan’s asparagus farmers are looking to hire hundreds of workers to harvest this year’s crop.

There are about 230 immediate job openings, with more expected in the coming weeks, according to the Michigan Economic Development Corp.

Job seekers can find out more at an asparagus industry job fair scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday at St. Joseph Parish Hall, 2349 W. Jackson Rd. in Hart.

Hart is located in Oceana County, known as the asparagus capital of the nation. MLive

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