Food Farms & Gardens
Enjoy great local food and great conversations about actions to support local farms and food producers.
Cost: Free -- No Reservations Required
2nd Wednesday of each month. Locations vary.
No cost to attend. CCE partners will Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology to provide risk-management farming education in the Northwest Lower Michigan area. The following classes are provided by the Crosshatch/USDA grant.
March 13: Planning and Planting Cold Hardy Grapes
March 20: Viticulture Around Michigan
March 27: No workshop, Spring Break
April 3: New Grape Varieties
April 10: Lean Office Overview
April 10: Processing Grapes into Wine
April 18 (Wednesday): Wine Making Techniques for Cold Hardy Grapes
April 24: Required Equipment for Wine Making
May 1: Marketing and Sales of Cold Hardy Grapes
May 8: Permits for Producing Wine
May15: Controlling Vineyard Diseases
May 22: Starting a Vineyard
May 29: Controlling Vineyard Insects
June 5: Soil Options
June 12: Conference – Wine Making Best Practices
All Viticulture Workshops:
6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
SCRC Room 536
ADVANCED BEEKEEPING - EXPANDING MARKETS
Thursday, March 22
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Instructor: Rich Wieske
Take a closer look at honey, propolis and beeswax, the products of the hive, and how to use, make and market them.
In addition, coming in April:
Production of Herbs for Potions & Tinctures – Expanding Markets
To register either: call 231-348-6613 or email email@example.com.