Check out our speakers in the historical building as we celebrate the Berrien County’s rich agricultural history, as we explore the history of farm to plate processes.


Please join us to welcome on

Tuesday – 6:00 pm

Laura Green Gillis – Member of the Board of Directors, Michigan Farm Market Association and former Farmer’s Market Manager and project consultant  for Berrien County Youth Fair’s  2019 Historical Display.  Laura will share her knowledge of Berrien County’s  Farmers Markets and Farm Stands.


Wednesday – 6:00 pm

Matt McManus will talk about the revitalization of the Benton Harbor Fruit Market and efforts to renew the operation.


Friday – 6:00 pm

Alice Kring, a former board member of the Buchanan Farmer’s Market, will discuss the steps to starting a farmer’s market in your community.