MICHIGAN YOUNG FARMER COALITION
4TH ANNUAL RETREAT
MARCH 9, 10, 11, 2012 | HIGHLAND PARK, MICHIGAN
Please join us for the 2012 MYFC Retreat!
This year, we will gather in Highland Park to share and celebrate the assets,
skills and power of young and beginning farmers to affect positive changes in Michigan’s food system.
45 Candler Street
Distributed Power HQ
116 Candler Street
Highland Park, MI 48203
(just a half block from each other)
Walking tour of Highland Park projects
With our host, Distributed Power
MYFC Community Potluck
Bring a dish to share
Meet & Eat with other Famers, Gardeners, & food people!
2nd Annual Goodies Swap
Bring some extra canned goods, seeds, books, etc. to swap!
Music & Fun Activities
Young Farmers & the 2012 Farm Bill
Come learn about and discuss the 2012 Farm Bill
with facilitator, Melissa Hornaday of the Organic Farming Research Foundation
What is our vision of a fair farm bill?
Focus Group: Justice & Agriculture
Join the discussion about the intersections among race, class, food, and justice.
What is our vision of just food communities?
Skill Share Sessions
Always a great learning and networking experience, MYFC Members offer to share their skills in growing, marketing, and many other aspects of “viable agricultural stewardship.”
Community-Based Skill Share Project
We will be setting up the onsite passive solar hoop house for production growing for Distributed Power’s GELT Summer Program and a raised-bed community CSA. Beds need to be prepped, trays seeded, weeds pulled …
Reverend David Alexander Bullock
2nd Annual Open Meeting
Join us to discuss the vision, goals, and direction of the Michigan Young Farmer Coalition.
Where are we at 4 Years out? What directions will we head in?
ALL ARE WELCOME!
Come meet, eat, learn and share!