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Field School - Summer

  • Bear Creek Organic Farm 4012 Atkins Road Petoskey, MI, 49770 United States (map)

Crosshatch Field Schools are hands-on, on-farm learning days. Field Schools offer experienced instructors and small group sizes with both classroom time and field work for an in-depth education. Included is a local food lunch and a post-workshop social networking hour.



9:30am : Welcome with coffee and pastries
10am: Morning Sessions
12:30pm: Local lunch and Sign Up to Ask An Expert with Venture North and Northern Inititives
1:30pm: Afternoon Sessions
4:00pm: Social hour with beer and snacks
5:00pm: Event concludes

Delve deeply into one of these three tracks for a full day of learning:(each track has a morning and an afternoon session):
PLEASE NOTE: The Flower Track takes place at Spirit of Walloon Market Garden located at 02661 Camp Sherwood Rd, Boyne City, MI 

  • Trellis Growing with Brian Bates at Bear Creek Organic Farm

  • Advanced Beekeeping with Ana Heck at Bear Creek Organic Farm

  • Flowers with Rachel Cross at Spirit of Walloon Market Garden

Crosshatch Field Schools includes a local food lunch and a post-workshop social networking hour for drinks and mingling.

We are committed to making Field School as financially accessible to all who wish to participate. To that end, we offer a sliding scale.

$175.00: This is the unsubsidized cost per person. Please select this amount if you have the means. This helps us keep costs low for folks on a limited budget.

$87.00: Not too high, not too low! This is a great value.

$48.00: If you have a limited budget, this option is for you!

Tickets for Field School Spring on sale now through April 28. More information and tickets can be found online at

Earlier Event: June 1
Skill Swap