Food and Agriculture Housing Task Force

News Releases

MI Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Creates Food and Agriculture Housing Task Force (1/21/20)

MI Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Cancels Food & Ag Housing Town Halls (3/26/20)

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Meeting Information

Food and Ag Housing Presentation

The meetings were held on the dates listed below:

Taylor – Wednesday, February 5, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wayne County Community College, Ray Mix Conference Room
21000 Northline Rd., Taylor

Grand Rapids – Tuesday, February 11, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Western Michigan University – GR Beltline Campus, Woodland Suites
2333 E. Beltline Ave., SE, Grand Rapids

Kalamazoo – Wednesday, February 12, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
MDOT Office Building, East/West Conference Rooms
1501 E. Kilgore, Kalamazoo

Frankenmuth – Tuesday, March 10, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saginaw Valley Research & Extension Center, Exhibition Room
3775 S. Reese Rd., Frankenmuth

In accordance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-21, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development cancelled the Food & Ag Housing Town Halls scheduled for Monday, March 30 in Traverse City at the NW Michigan Horticultural Research Center; and Tuesday, March 31 in Escanaba at Bay de Noc Community College.

Traverse City – Monday, March 30, 2020 - CANCELLED
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
NW Michigan Horticultural Research Center
6686 S. Center Hwy., Traverse City

Escanaba – Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - CANCELLED
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Bay de Noc Community College, Room 952, Herman University Center
2001 N. Lincoln Rd., Escanaba