Women in Agriculture Soil Workshop—Flint, MI

It was a pleasure to attend the Women in Ag Network of Genesee County’s Soil Workshop this past weekend. Lots of hands on activities and learning about soil qualities and how make healthy soil—Sponsored by Michigan Food & Farming Systems (MIFFS).

Mid-MI Consulting Produces New GROW Eastern Market Video

The following GROW Eastern Market video was shot and produced by Lynne Brown of Mid-Michigan Consulting and DSBrown Consulting and presented at the first reception for the board of directors at Eastern Market in Detroit, MI. Great Initiative. Thanks to Christine Quane, Halle Snavely and Dan Carmody of Eastern Market Corporation As well as Evan Smith, Cherry Capital Foods, Chef Joe Nader of Ford Field / Levy Restaurants, Chef Chris Franz of the Rattlesnake Club and Vicki and Tom Zilke from Zilke Vegetable Farm.

Poultry Producer Survey

Survey-thumbHelp us find out more about poultry production and processing in Michigan by taking this survey. All poultry producers who help us by taking survey will be entered to win a $100 Visa Gift Card that will be awarded by May, 2016. The survey is only 17 questions long and takes about 10 minutes to complete. Click here to take the survey [Poultry Producers Survey]

USDA Planning Grant Awarded

Local Food Promotion Program Awardees Announced.

October 2015: Mid-Michigan Consulting was a part of a team awarded a USDA Grant for Local Food Promotions Program- Planning spear headed by Wendy Banka, President of Michigan Small Farms Council. We will be studying the feasibility (market, technical and financial practicality) for a USDA-Certified Processing Facility in SE Michigan. to see the full list of awardees visit: USDA-LFPP Grants.