A Hoophouse Roundtable is being held at Short's Brewing Co. in Bellaire
from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7.

Local growers will discuss the travails and successes associated with
installing and using unheated hoophouses to extend the growing season.
Those who own hoophouses or are considering installing one are invited to

In addition, a Growing Hops program is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 12, from
6 to 8 p.m. at Short's in Bellaire. Brian Tennis of the Michigan Hop
Alliance will discuss the selection, cultivation and marketing of hops.
Donations are appreciated.

Both events are presented in partnership with the Institute for Sustainable
Living, Art & Natural Design and Short's, with support from the Northern
Michigan Small Farm Conference and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation

For more information, call 622-5252 or email [log in to unmask]

Mary Brower
ISLAND Events Assistant
the Institute for Sustainable Living, Art & Natural Design (ISLAND)
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