Engaging the people of Michigan, the United States and the world in developing regionally integrated, sustainable food systems.

Events

2015 Michigan Farmers Market Conference

Mar 11 2015

CRFS is proud to support the 2015 Michigan Farmers Market Conference. It will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 10 and 11, 2015 at the Plant and Soil Science Building on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.

 

Visit the full events page for more information.


Activities

Food Justice and Sovereignty Work Group

Dec 11 2014

Sharing, connecting with, and conducting food justice research, education, and outreach on systemic food system injustices.

Resources

Organic Raspberry Production in Three-Season High Tunnels

Feb 19 2015

Growing organic raspberries using season extension offers a great opportunity to extend the production season and harvest high quality berries. MSUE offers a bulletin that provides guidelines to establish and produce berries using irrigation and three-season tunnels. This information was tested at MSU Horticulture Farm under Haygrove tunnels. Best varieties are identified as well as practices to guide an organic grower.

Organic Raspberry Production in Three-Season High Tunnels 

News

  • Feb 12

    The North Farm Apprenticeship 2015

    The North Farm at the Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MI is now accepting applications for three new Apprentice farmers. 

  • Feb 09

    Michigan Good Food Fund Seeks Part-Time Administrator

    The Michigan Good Food Fund, through a partnership between CRFS and the Fair Food Network and support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, seeks an experienced professional to provide part-time administrative and program support.

     

    Deadline for applications is Friday, February 27, 2015.

  • Jan 13

    CRFS Seeks Academic Specialist

    The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems is seeking an Academic Specialist to support outreach and research efforts promoting good food access and awareness in childhood development and education environments.

  • Dec 15

    Organic Farmer Training Program Accepting Applications for 2015

    The nine-month program at the MSU Student Organic Farm is taking applications through February 2015. Acceptance is rolling for the 2015 program, which begins in March. Merit and need-based scholarships are available.