Adam Montri is a Hoophouse Outreach Specialist in the Department of Horticulture and with the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems. He works with farmers on the Hoophouse for Health program where he provides technical assistance as part of the Hoophouse Production Team. This program increases access to capital for farmers to build hoophouses while simultaneously increasing food access and Good Food purchasing power for vulnerable youth and their families. He also works on a not-for-credit online Hoophouse Course geared toward farmers. He and his wife, Dru and daughters, Lydia and Alison, own and operate Ten Hens Farm in Bath, MI where they use field production and hoophouses to grow and sell fresh produce year-round.
Journal/Trade Magazine Article
The following study assesses cold-season hoop house lettuce production in the context of local food systems’ relative environmental effects.
Brief/Fact Sheet Guide
Allen Neighborhood Center Workshop: Understanding Institutional & Wholesale Markets - Products and Pricing
February 10, 2017
Institutional and wholesale markets can be a key component of a successful farm business. From farmers’ experiences and information about their sales, learn about which products are in demand from institutional and wholesale buyers and how to price them.