Partners

Program Sponsor:

Chemical Bank

Since 1917, Chemical Bank’s hometown approach to banking has been focused on community banking, highlighted by local leadership and decision making, a devotion to community and personalized service. Located in over 100 communities across the Lower Peninsula, Chemical Bank operates 180 full service banking offices and has over 200 ATMs to meet your needs. Member FDIC.

Legacy Sponsor:

Farm Bureau Insurance

Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan was founded in 1949 by Michigan farmers who wanted an insurance company that worked as hard as they did. Those values still guide the company today and are a big reason why they are known as Michigan’s Insurance Company, dedicated to protecting the farms, families, and businesses of this great state. Farm Bureau Insurance agents across Michigan provide a full range of insurance services—life, home, auto, farm, business, retirement, Lake Estate®, and more—protecting more than 565,000 Michigan policyholders.

Education Sponsor:

Greenstone Farm Credit Services

Providing financial products and services to the agricultural industry and country living residents, including land loans, construction financing, home mortgages, operating loans, crop and life insurance, and tax and accounting services. Visit GreenStone at one of our 31 Michigan locations.

Print and Website Sponsor:

Michigan Apple Committee Logo

The Michigan Apple Committee engages marketing, research, education and communications for the benefit of Michigan’s apple growers. Apples are one of the largest and most valuable fruit crops in Michigan. With about 20 varieties of apple commercially available, you can be sure to find a flavor perfect for you. Warm, sunny summers and cool fall nights and plenty of moisture from the Great Lakes create crisp, flavorful apples. No wonder Michigan is the place where apples love to grow!

Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program

MAEAP is an innovative, proactive, and voluntary program that helps farms of all sizes and all commodities voluntarily prevent or minimize agricultural pollution risks. MAEAP‘s mission is to develop and implement a proactive environmental assurance program ensuring that Michigan farmers are engaging in cost-effective pollution prevention practices and working to comply with state and federal environmental regulations.

Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council

Enjoy the award-winning wines of Michigan at more than 100 wineries and tasting rooms throughout the state. Plan your wine tour using our interactive trip planner at michiganwines. com. While you’re there, request a free Michigan Wine Country magazine – an indispensable guide to the wines and wineries of Michigan.

 
MIFMA

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) is a memberbased, statewide association with a mission to advance farmers markets to create a thriving marketplace for local food and farm products. Learn more, become a member, or find a farmers market at mifma.org or call 517-432-3381.


MSU Extension

MSU Extension helps people improve their lives by bringing the vast knowledge resources of MSU directly to individuals, communities and businesses. Faculty and staff members provide tools to live and work better. From a personal meeting to information online, our educators work every day to provide the most current information when people need it to ensure success – in the workplace, at home and in the community. To reach any MSU Extension county office, call toll free 1-888-678-3464.

Friends

Bays de Noc Convention & Visitors Bureau
Edible Grand Traverse
Edible WOW
Hungerford Nichols CPAs+Advisors
Kent Harvest Trails
Lakeshore Harvest Country
Michigan Barn Preservation Network
Michigan Bison Association
Michigan Brewers Guild
Michigan Christmas Tree Association
Michigan Craft Distillers Association
Michigan Cider Makers Guild
Michigan Cider Association
Michigan Festivals and Events
Michigan Lodging and Tourism
Michigan Maple Syrup Association
Michigan Potato Industry Commission
Michigan State Horticultural Society
Northeast Michigan Council of Governments
River Country Tourism
Rockford Packaging
U.P. Food Exchange

Advertisers

A.W. Overhiser Orchards
Cherry Republic
Crane's Pie Pantry Restaurant & Bakery
Critter Barn
Heritage Farms Market
Kohl Farms
Lathrup Village Farmers Market
Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail
Meridian Township Farmers Market
Michigan Honey Festival
Morgan Composting
National Blueberry Festival
New Beginnings Ranch
Post Family Farm
Stokes Homestead Farm Market
Sweet Water Cafe
Thunder Bay Resort
U.P. State Fair
Wasem Fruit Farm
Wolcott Mill Metropark Farm Center