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March 6, 2014 | Kristine Hahn | Educational resources and workshops sponsored by the Southeast Michigan Resources Conservation & Development Council will help ensure the success of new and existing hoophouse growers.
March 6, 2014 | Kristine Hahn | The Wayne County Local Food Initiative through the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has $150,000 for the construction of seasonal high tunnels for eligible applicants.
March 6, 2014 | Yvonne (Bonnie) Wichtner-Zoia | “I love hearing my audience breathe.” - Adele
March 6, 2014 | Andy Northrop | Port Huron’s Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce identifies steps to reduce their ecological footprint.
March 6, 2014 | Andy Northrop | Port Huron’s Blue Water Area Chamber of Commerce begins looking at their ecological footprint.
March 5, 2014 | Mark Hitchcock | Recent agreement with Tawas City offers opportunity for growth for the Northeast Michigan Regional Farm Market.
March 5, 2014 | Mark Hitchcock | Alcona County FFA Sugar Shack project produces some of the highest-quality products during Michigan Maple Syrup Month: maple syrup and youth leadership.
March 5, 2014 | John Amrhein | Northern Michigan county commissioners meet regularly to learn about and discuss issues that impact county government.
March 5, 2014 | Terry McLean | In its third year nationally, 125 FoodCorps service members and 15 FoodCorps Fellows are making a difference at 108 sites across 15 states!
March 5, 2014 | Kendra Wills | Lessons from the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids’ Veggie Van.
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Date: Mar 11, 2014
Location: Bay de Noc Community College Main Campus, Joseph Heirman University Center - 2001 N. Lincoln Rd., Escanaba, MI 49828
Date: Mar 12, 2014
Date: Mar 16, 2014 - Mar 19, 2014
Location: Quality Inn, 3121 E. Grand River, Lansing, MI 48912
- 4-H Citizenship, Leadership & Service
- 4-H Military Families
- Affordable Care Act Roadmap
- Facilitative Leadership
- Heritage Tourism
- Junior Citizen Planner
- Land Use Education Services
- Michigan Citizen Planner
- Michigan Fresh
- Michigan Local Government Benchmarking Consortium
- Michigan MarketMaker
- Understanding Community Food Systems in Michigan
- Wildfire & Firewise