Category Archives: Happenings

MSU Tollgate Farm 4-H Club has Record Year at Oakland County Fair

It is that time of year when across Michigan thousands of 4-H youth are taking their livestock projects to county fairs. This year feels particularly special after the COVID-19 pandemic put a stop to fairs in 2020. The MSU Tollgate … Continue reading

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The CSA Field Mystery

There was a mystery in the MSU Tollgate CSA vegetable field recently.  The fabric row covers were torn and some of the irrigation piping had been damaged, almost as if someone (or something!) had been playing with it.  A walk … Continue reading

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Meet Our Volunteers July 2021

Roy Hybl has been working in the MSU Tollgate Demonstration Garden for several years. The Demonstration Garden is the large horticultural planting that circles the main parking lot. It is a BIG garden. Roy has spent many hours pruning, weeding, … Continue reading

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MSU Tollgate Farm 2021 Lamb Sale

In farming, the only certainty is uncertainty. Bad weather, disease (animal or human), medical emergencies, market shifts can all crop up at any time necessitating a shift in how a farmer must run their operation. This was certainly the case … Continue reading

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Meet our Sustainable Agriculture Team 2021

From left to right. Darby is on her 5th season as Tollgate. She has enjoyed watching the CSA grow from 60 members in 2017 to over 200 this season! Darby is an avid runner, tea drinker and pesto maker. Gwen … Continue reading

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