Attention: Check-in begins at 6:30am in the Secchia Lobby of the DeVos Place, Lyon Street entrance. Buses will operate on a staggered departure from Lyon Street at 7:30am and 8:15am to avoid over-crowding at the farm markets.




Michigan is one of the country's most agriculturally diverse states, second only to California in the number of crops produced.

Join Fruit Growers News, Vegetable Growers News and the Michigan Agritourism Association (MATA) for the Great Lakes EXPO Farm Market Tour the day before the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO as we learn how farmers get their products onto the tables of consumers using creative and unique marketing strategies. Michigan State University Extension will be moderating the tour.


Monday, Dec. 7, 2015

West Michigan
Departing from the Amway Grand Plaza in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Join us for a day-long tour as we visit farm markets in West Michigan and experience farm marketing and agritourism at its best. Engage with other farm marketers as you share ideas, explore opportunities and discuss profitable market enhancements and overcoming challenges. Michigan State University Extension will serve as tour hosts and will share current research projects and help foster new market ideas and explore collaborative partnerships.

$155 if registered by Nov. 12. $179 Nov. 13 or later and based on availability.

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