zoning, and farm preservation through diversification
Monday, September 9, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
North Central Michigan College
Library Conference Room
1515 Howard St., Petoskey
Faced with serious economic challenges,
some local farmers are looking for alternative ways to generate
income. In response, local planning and zoning officials are
seeking regulations that both serve the public good and support
these new revenue-generating activities.
Officials, farmers, and interested residents are invited to learn about regulations and policy “best practices” related to some of the most popular "farm diversification" strategies, including:
Cost: $20 per participant. Includes light refreshments
Register by September 4th:
For more information call or email Larry Dyer: 231-881-2784 or [log in to unmask]
This program is a collaboration between Michigan State University Extension and the Local Food Alliance of Northern Michigan, with support from Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology, Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities, Little Traverse Conservancy, Emmet County Farm Bureau, Charlevoix County Farm Bureau and Antrim County Farm Bureau, with funding from Michigan Farm Bureau and the USDA Risk Management Agency. The USDA is an equal opportunity employer and provider.
MSU is an
affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. Michigan State
University Extension programs and materials are open to all
without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender
identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political
beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or