Meetings & Events


 There are three MNGA meetings held each year during spring, summer, and fall. Meetings vary in location and specific content but generally include a potluck, an auction, and a tour when held at a members farm; spring meetings are often held at the MSU East Lansing Campus. Dates, locations, and meeting details will be posted as promptly as possible.

Upcoming Meetings & Events:

MNFGA Spring 2018 Meeting & scion exchange

When:  Saturday, March 24, 2018, 10 am

Where:  MSU Farrall Hall, 524 S Shaw Lane, MSU Campus, East Lansing, MI 48824

Speaker:  Dr. Dan Guyer: new tart cherry harvester technology, Dr. Carmen Medina Mora: propagation of chestnuts, primarily micropropagation and tissue culture.

Training:  grafting demonstrations

Food: potluck, many items made with Michigan fruits and nuts

Auction: fund raiser, bring an item to auction

MNFGA Summer Meeting 2018

When: Late Spring! Saturday, June 16, 10:00 am

Where: MSU Farrall Hall, 524 S Shaw Lane, MSU Campus, East Lansing, MI 48824

Speaker: Linda Grimo from Grimo Nut Nursery, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada: hazelnuts and heartnuts


MNFGA Fall Meeting 2018

When:  Late Summer!  Saturday, August 25, 2018, 12 Noon

Where:  Hartmann’s Plant Company, 310 60th Street, Grand Junction, MI 49056

Hosts will show us their nursery and give limited tours of their tissue culture lab