120 N. Washington Square, Suite 1000

Lansing, MI 48933

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120 N. Washington Square, Suite 1000

Lansing, MI 48933

Questions? Call us!

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Your support allows MGGC to have a larger representation on the important issues that matter to the future of greenhouse growers in Michigan.

MISSION

A Non-Profit Organization representing the interests of greenhouse growers at the state and national level, working to Protect and Strengthen the industry allowing it to remain profitable and sustainable.

MISSION

A Non-Profit Organization representing the interests of greenhouse growers at the state and national level, working to Protect and Strengthen the industry allowing it to remain profitable and sustainable.

BECOME A MEMBER

Your support allows MGGC to have a larger representation on the important issues that matter to the future of greenhouse growers in Michigan.

Executive Director Briefing – August 3

This afternoon the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) put out an Emergency Order under MCL 333.2253 that puts Michigan rules for COVID testing beyond what any other state requires. We had a call on this last week and I sent out a draft of their ideas for the industry. The...

Executive Director Briefing – July 29

On Monday the Michigan Department of Agriculture hosted an online meeting with the commodities groups to discuss the Draft Public Health Order on COVID-19 Testing in Agriculture Settings. Also on the call was Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the department of Labor and Economic...

Executive Director Briefing – July 10

MGGC was asked to testify on the effects of the Governor’s EO’s on the greenhouse industry by the Chair of the House Agriculture at a joint meeting of the Agriculture and Commerce committees on June 23rd. Chris Schwartz and I gave an overview of the problems that were created by the EO and the...

Executive Director Briefing – June 25

This week MGGC joined AmericanHort and numerous others around the nation in sending a letter to USDA requesting to be added to the CFAP relief program. We have asked for relief for a 3 month period between January 15, 2020 and April 15, for serious economic harm from 2020 COVID-19 related...

Executive Director Briefing – May 28

As I have contacted members around the state, it looks like everyone is doing a brisk business and things are getting back to semi-normal. It looks like retail has been very busy and some folks are running a little low on plants that are ready. People are ready to plant their gardens and decorate...

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

The online Grower to Grower Marketplace is a great service provided by MGGC.  I recently listed a piece of equipment, which I no longer need.  It was sold in about two weeks.  I am glad it is now in the hands of someone who will put it to use.   If you haven’t already – you should check it out! 

– Gord Berkenpas, GreenDorr Greenhouse

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