Agricultural Economic Development Workshop

Date: November 7, 2012
Location: NW Mich. Horiticultural Research Station, 6686 S Center Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684
Contact: Michael Woods, AICP Regional Planner, 231-929-5056, michaelwoods@nwm.cog.mi.us

 A discussion about Nothwest Michigan agriculture as part of the "new economy." Picture of agriculture in the region: Large scale as big part of the economy; new opportunities based on consumer that also resonates with “place-based” development.

What’s going on:

  • Examples of more regionalized food and farming system;
  • Food Innovation Districts -- “What this means to you/your community”
  • MI Good Food Charter: Focused and ancillary policy issues

Registration is $55 if done before Oct. 31, $70 after. Program is sponsored and presented by the Northwest Michigan Council of Governments, MSU Extension, MSU Product Center, and Regional Food Solutions, LLC.

Click here to register for the event

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