Category Archives: Happenings

Farm Breeding Season

Fall is always an exciting time of year on the farm. Apples are harvested and pressed into cider, winter produce is collected from the fields and stored, and animals are preparing their bodies for winter and also for having babies! … Continue reading

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Night Hikes on the Farm

This fall, MSU Tollgate Farm hosted our first fun-filled night hike. The Halloween-themed program took place on Friday, October 26th and had about 20 attendees. The event allowed people to see MSU Tollgate Farm after hours, when the property is normally … Continue reading

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Collaborating Classrooms and Tollgate School Partnerships

MSUE Tollgate continues to partner with area schools to provide students with innovative inquiry-focused place-based learning experiences. Recently, Tollgate staff worked closely with the Novi Community Schools, Curriculum Superintendent R.J. Webber, Science Coordinator Emily Pohlonski, and kindergarten teaching teams from … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday – Help Support MSU Tollgate!

As a friend of MSU Tollgate, you know the wide variety of programming and educational opportunities our staff offers to the surrounding community.  In partnership with Michigan State University’s Give Green Day on Tuesday, November 27th, we are asking you … Continue reading

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Tollgate Volunteer Opportunities

There are many fun and friendly opportunities to contribute to Tollgate! The Tollgate Garden Volunteers maintain the nearly 20 ornamental gardens on the farm. The Tollgate Maple Syrup crew makes maple syrup every year, and does all the preparation and … Continue reading

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