Michigan Farmers Market Conference

2019 Michigan Farmers Market Conference: Roadmap to Resiliency!

Join us for March 5-6, 2019 for the Michigan Farmers Market Conference: Roadmap to Resiliency! at the Plant and Soil Sciences Building on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich.

This two-day conference features engaging educational sessions for beginning and advanced market managers and other key personnel, volunteers, supporters of Michigan farmers markets. Learn more at www.mifma.org/conference

Check back soon for the 2019 Conference Program

The cost to attend is $150 for MIFMA members (or $100 for one day only) or $300 for non-members (or $200 for one day only).

Click here to register now!

Refund Policy
Your registration fee is fully refundable up to 14 days prior to the event. No refunds will be given after that date.


Conference Keynote Speaker

Joe Borgstrom, Principle, Place + Main

Joe Borgstrom is an accomplished professional in the fields of Downtown Redevelopment, Community and Economic Development, Main Street and Placemaking. His 20+ year career includes executive management at the local non-profit and state government levels, project financial structuring and evaluation, fund development, foreign direct investment recruitment, program management, public speaking and consulting. He and his teams have used state and local incentives to leverage more than $2.2 billion in private investment into communities. He has worked as a senior director in state government, earning recognition as a leader in Main Street, Community Development Block Grants, and Brownfield redevelopment and has been the President & CEO of a 5-star Accredited Chamber of Commerce, the highest accreditation rating given by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Today, Joe is a Principle with the firm Place + Main Advisors where he works with communities and developers alike to create quality places.


Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Position your company and expose your brand to farmers market managers and stakeholders at the 2019 Michigan Farmers Market Conference. Sponsorship enables you to reach attendees before, during, and after the conference. We offer a variety of sponsorship opportunities and recognition. Choose a level that meets your interest, or contact us to customize a sponsorship packet that better suits your organization.

Learn more about 2019 Michigan Farmers Market Conference sponsorship & exhibitor opportunities

Click here to complete the 2019 Michigan Farmers Market Conference sponsorship form online

For questions about additional sponsorship opportunities or to customize a sponsorship package, please contact Diane Huhn at 517-432-3381 or diane@mifma.org.

We welcome sponsorships from organizations that support our mission to advance farmers markets to create a thriving marketplace for local food and farm products. All sponsorship forms will be reviewed and approved by MIFMA. Please note that sponsorships are non-refundable.