New Farmer CSA Education in Michigan

Michigan State University Extension is offering an educational opportunity available for new farmers and those looking to become CSA or market garden.

It will be held on Tuesdays starting February 26 through March 19, 2013 at the Kalamazoo County  MSU Extension office  from 6:00 P.M- 8:30 P.M. at the Nazareth Complex  in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  The four-week series will include information about where to start, goal setting, creating a business plan, financial management, and legal stuff. From there we will look at CSA types, soil basics and veggie and fruit production. local foods, farm to institution requirements and food hubs will also be discussed. The cost of the workshop is $150 which includes all class materials, binder. You may register online for the So You Want to be a CSA? program at  or contact MSU Extension at 269-657-8213 for more information.

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