Centennial Farm group hold gathering

BIG RAPIDS - The Michigan Centennial Farm Associations’ Annual Meeting will be held April 26, 2011, at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center in Big Rapids, with Registration beginning at 9 a.m. Owners of Certified Centennial Farms as well as interested owners of farms already 100 years old but not certified and those nearing their 100 year mark are invited to attend.

Events include speaker Ryan Oldenburg on Lessons from a House Genealogy: A Look at the Michigan house Through Time, Trent Hilding on Succession Planning for the Centennial Farm Following 2010 Legislation, and an afternoon bus tour of a portion of the Osceola County Quilt Trail.

Registration for the event is $15 per person. For registration forms or for more information about the MMCFA, contact the Michigan Centennial Farm Association at P.O. Box 80151, Lansing, MI 48908 or email micentfarm@yahoo.com. Deadline to register is April 10, 2011