Category Archives: Happenings

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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Meet Our Volunteers June 2021

MSU Tollgate recently hired a new Operations employee, Brett Dan. After two years of working the grounds, cleaning, and helping with garden and educational projects, Deanna Wagner has left MSU Tollgate to take a job with Greenfield Village. Brett comes … Continue reading

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Meet our Staff and Volunteers May 2021

Richard has been a member of the MSU Tollgate maple syrup volunteer team for many years. The farm relies on Richard and Wayne Watson to perform the lion’s share of the maintenance of the tubing system that conducts sap from … Continue reading

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