Conservation Training

Great Lakes EXPO

December 5, 2023 – December 7, 2023

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

What you can expect at The Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable, and Farm Market Expo and Michigan Greenhouse Growers Expo:

Great Lakes horticulture is overwhelmingly family owned, multigenerational and owner operated. Over 1 million acres of vegetables are planted annually in the Great Lakes region. 147 Michigan vegetable farms over 250 acres. 279 Michigan orchards over 100 acres.

It’s easy to meet the decision makers on the show floor. 3,000-4,000 attendees with over 1,000 from states outside of Michigan. The trade show is a premier event in and of itself. With over 800 booth opportunities and over 400 vendors

70+ education sessions and workshops will be offered over the three day period. The programming includes sessions on specialty crops, greenhouses, farm marketing, and more. Look for our September brochure to get all the details. The specialty crop researchers at Michigan State and other universities speak in many of the sessions. Pesticide credits for applicators are available for attending many of the sessions.

The Expo offers many special events and receptions. The stage and agritourism networking area have expanded. The trade show has its own networking area.