Calendar of KCD Events

January 2022


12 Begin accepting orders for 2022 Seedling Sale
13 MAEAP Technician applications due
17 MLK Jr Day - Office Closed 
21 Meeting of the Board of Directors
26 Special Meeting of the Board of Directors





2 Produce Safety Water Rule Informational Meeting
8 Director Elections
18 Meeting of the Board of Directors
21 President's Day - Office Closed





18  Meeting of the Board of Directors
26 Gourdneck State Game Area Volunteer Work Day



9 South County Trash Bash
12 Last day for seedling pre-orders


Seedling Pick-up

27 4th Grade Seedling Program Delivery



14 Fish Day!  CANCELLED
30 Memorial Day - Office Closed
16 Scrap Tire Collection Event - City of Kalamazoo
20 Junteenth National Independence Day - Office Closed
29 Scrap Tire Collection Event - Comstock

Independence Day Holiday- Office Closed

21 Scrap Tire Collection Event - Richland
26 Scrap Tire Collection Event - Vicksburg
5 Labor Day - Office Closed
7 MAEAP Field Day Program: Small Farms Field Event
8 Agricultural and Large Tire Collection Event
16 Local Work Group for Farm Bill Programs
28 Local Work Group for Farm Bill Programs
10 Columbus Day,  - Office Closed
11 Veterans Day - Office Closed
24 Thanksgiving Day - Office Closed
1 Board of Director candidate nominating petitions due

Christmas - Office Closed

Partner and Community Events

Kalamazoo County 4-H
Kalamazoo County 4-H is gearing up for another year of exciting hands-on learning and building up life skills in youth aged 5-19. The new 4-H programming year starts this month and now is the perfect time to become part of the largest youth development organization in the state, 4-H. The Kalamazoo County program has lots of exciting projects for youth to get involved in from livestock to robotics and beyond. Don’t have farm animals? No worries! We have 4-H clubs focused on arts, science, tabletop role playing games, and even dogs!
For more information on everything 4-H can offer and to find a club near you send an email to or call (269) 383-8830. Build up your Head, Heart, Hands and Health with Kalamazoo County 4-H! And check out a local club reciting the 4-H Pledge here.

Local Farmers Markets: Fresh from the farm, support local!


We have provided links to the websites for each of these markets. 


Kalamazoo Farmers Market, Saturdays 7 am - 2 pm, Tuesdays 8 am - 1 pm, & Thursdays 2 pm - 6 pm


Portage Farmers Market, Sundays 9 am - 1 pm


Richland Farmers Market, Wednesdays 3 pm - 6 pm


Schoolcraft Farmers Markets, Wednesdays 3 pm - 6 pm


Texas Township Farmers’ MarketSaturdays 8 am - 12pm &              Tuesdays (from June - Aug) 4 pm - 7 pm


Vicksburg Farmers MarketFridays 2 pm - 6 pm


Clean Boats, Clean Waters
Boaters, skiers or swimmers can unintentionally spread invaders from one body of water to another when aquatic invasive species (AIS) hitch a ride on their recreational equipment. Clean Boats, Clean Waters is a volunteer education program designed to assist Michigan boaters keep their boats free of invasive species and to help protect their equipment and our waters from the havoc caused by invaders.
You Can Volunteer Today! Click to Learn How!
The Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership (MNSP), is a collaboration of state agencies, academia, nonprofit organizations and private industry. It was formed in 2008 with the belief that a change was necessary in shoreline development practices in Michigan from high impacting methods that change the natural riparian condition to healthier and sustainable erosion control practices.
Do you have gardening questions?   Or maybe you have valuable knowledge to share ?
The Master Gardener Volunteer Program may be the perfect place for you! Last year , 3,507 MSU Extension Master Gardeners volunteers provided over 157,430 volunteer hours and reported an additional 616,306 contacts with Michigan citizens!  Through their volunteer outreach, MG's shared science-based, environmentally-sound gardening knowledge and engaged citizens and empowered communities.
Give the Master Gardeners a call with your growing questions at the
Master Gardener Hotline: 888-678-3464 or email

KCD Hours

Mon-Thu :

09:00 am - 04:00 pm

Because we are a field office, please call BEFORE you visit so that someone can assist you.

Phone: 269.775.3368

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