Yoopers Holding a Hoop House Workshop


SSM Horticultural Society – Are you interested in gardening and hoop houses? Come to a Hoop House Workshop on Saturday, April 26, 2014 to learn what others in the Eastern UP are doing with hoop houses and how you can kickstart your growing season.

The event will be held at the Rudyard Township Hall (directions). Cost is $10/person to cover the cost of lunch. To RSVP, please call (906)322-3555 or visit the Facebook page for this event.

Schedule for the day:

9 am-noon: speakers:

Michelle Jarvie MSUE – Introduction
Michelle Walk MSUE – Local Markets
Nome Buckman Coach Garden Gnome LLC – Irrigation Options
Hoop House Panel Discussion PACKED with LOCAL growers: Greg Zimmerman of Ski Country Farm, Mark Jones of Beaver Meadow Creek Farms, Heidi Hoolsema and Erin Satchell.

12-1 pm: Lunch served @ the the township hall

1-4 pm: Field Trip to a local farm with 3 different kinds of hoop houses.

From 9 am through lunch there will be vendors with tables set up.