Grow Benzie is ideally located in Benzie County, only a 1/2 hour drive from both Traverse City and Manistee, and just a 10 minute drive from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.  Our community center and adjacent commercial kitchen is ideal for hosting community events including concerts, potlucks and other social gatherings.

Upcoming Community Events

 

Event

Date

Time

Past Community Events

EventDateTime

Community Dinner: State of the Small Farms & Movie

April 05, 2016From 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Just for the Health of It

April 09, 2016From 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Community Dinner: Protecting Our Waters

April 19, 2016From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Composting w/s guest Carter (Carters Compost)

May 09, 2016From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Grow Benzie Farm Series: Fruit Tree Grafting, Propagation & Pruning

May 13, 2016From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Concert Series: David G. Smith

May 21, 2016From 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Grow Benzie Farm Series: Mushroom Production

May 25, 2016From 6:00 PM to 9:00 AM

Book Publisher Doug Weaver: Storm Struck

May 26, 2016From 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Beekeeping 101: Grow Benzie Farm Series

June 08, 2016From 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Grocer’s Daughter Chocolate Tasting

June 13, 2016From 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Concert Series: Robin Lee Berry & Glenn Wolff

June 17, 2016From 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Hops 101: Farm Class Series

June 27, 2016From 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Fridays w/Britt: Gardening Q & A

July 01, 2016From 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Midsummer Night’s Garden Party: Grow Benzie’s Annual Auction Fundraiser

July 12, 2016From 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

“Rise Again” Release Party Concert featuring Annie Patterson, Peter Blood & May Erlewine

July 13, 2016From 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Cheesemaking Class w/Sue Kurta from Boss Mouse Cheese

July 14, 2016From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Natural Shoreline Workshop w/Benzie Conservation District

July 27, 2016From 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Beekeeping 101: Grow Benzie Farm Series

July 27, 2016From 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Wild Mushroom Identification

July 28, 2016From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Bayou on the Bay: Blues & Zydeco Picnic in the Park

August 13, 2016From 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Beekeepers Guild meeting

August 24, 2016From 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Pickling Workshop: Food Preservation Series

August 25, 2016From 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Grill Benzie: Food Demo at Sara Hardy Farmers Market, TC

August 27, 2016From 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Learn Your Herbs!

August 29, 2016From 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Benzie Historical Society Annual Meeting

August 30, 2016From 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Grill Benzie: Food Demo at Sara Hardy Farmers Market

August 31, 2016From 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Grill Benzie: Betsie Valley Elementary Open House

September 01, 2016From 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Grill Benzie at Iron Fish Distillery Grand Opening

September 04, 2016From 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Honey Spinning w/Benzie Area Beekeepers Guild

September 07, 2016From 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

SAVE the FOOD! Blanching, Freezing, Dehydrating

September 08, 2016From 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Postponed: Eat Your Yard!

September 10, 2016From 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Grill Benzie: St. Ambrose Cellars “Crush” Anniversary

September 10, 2016From 4:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Whole Food Tasting Open House

September 19, 2016From 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Cooking Matters 6-Week Course w/MSU Extension

September 19, 2016From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Benzie Area Beekeepers Guild meeting

September 21, 2016From 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Days for Girls Meet & Greet

September 26, 2016From 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Soil Building: Farm Class Series

September 27, 2016From 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Seed Saving: Farm Class Series @GrowBenzie

September 28, 2016From 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Farm Class Series: Farmer Resource Swap Meet

September 29, 2016From 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Making MI Recipes Work

October 04, 2016From 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Sauerkraut & Kimchi

October 05, 2016From 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Just For the Fun of It!

November 12, 2016From 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM

5toONE Playgroup Planning @GrowBenzie

January 19, 2017From 2:15 PM to 4:15 PM

Grow Benzie Winter Potluck Series, Topic: Northern Michigan Bees

January 24, 2017From 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

5toONE Playgroup @Grow Benzie

January 24, 2017From 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Grow Benzie Dinner, Topic: MI Water

February 14, 2017From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Grow Benzie Winter Potluck: Being a Kid in 2017

February 21, 2017From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Grow Benzie Winter Potluck, Topic: Textile & Fiber Industry in Northern MI

February 28, 2017From 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Potluck & Discussion, Topic: Food As Medicine

March 14, 2017From 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

1 of 3 Eat & Learn Series: Soil Health w/Craig Schaaf

March 21, 2017From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Concert: Bill Staines

March 24, 2017From 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Potluck & Game Night

March 28, 2017From 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Eat & Learn Series: Soil Health w/Craig Schaaf

April 04, 2017From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Make & Take: Beebox Woodshop for Adults

April 04, 2017From 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Beekeepers Guild Meeting & Potluck

April 05, 2017From 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Dinner & Discussion: State of the Small Farms

April 11, 2017From 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM

Eat & Learn Series: Soil Health w/Craig Schaaf

April 18, 2017From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Just For the Health of It

April 22, 2017From 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Benzie Composts! Pickup, Seed Swap & Potluck

April 25, 2017From 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Grow Benzie – 5toONE Neighborhood Playgroup

April 25, 2017From 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM