Michigan Craft Beverage Council

  • Michigan Craft Beverage Council logoThe Michigan Craft Beverage Council is a 10-member, governor-appointed board that is advisory to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The Craft Beverage Council was established within MDARD to provide for research into Michigan agricultural products, such as fruits, hops and barley, that are used in the production of Michigan wine, cider, beer, spirits and mixed spirit drinks. The Michigan Craft Beverage Council may also take actions that will enhance the marketing and promotion of Michigan agricultural products, such as fruits, hops and barley, that are used in the production of Michigan craft beverages. 

    For more information about the Michigan Craft Beverage Council, visit MichiganCraftBeverage.com.

    > Council Members 

    > Research Grants 

Industry Newsletter

  • Sign up for the Michigan Craft Beverage Council industry newsletter to receive timely resources, research updates, and other news for producers, growers, crafters, and related supply chain businesses. Please note that when you enter the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development subscription page, you will scroll all the way to the bottom of the list to find Michigan Craft Beverage Industry News. Thank you for your interest! Please direct questions to Jenelle at MDARD-CraftBev@Michigan.gov.

    View recently published newsletters

    April 2021 - Equity in craft beverage, early vineyard management, hop resources, and more.

    February 2021 - Grant opportunities and announcements, upcoming conferences, and more.

    January 2021 - Indoor dining to resume, Jamie Zmitko-Somers announced as new Agriculture Development Division Director

    November 2020- Pause to Save Lives, Weatherization Grants, Spotted Lanternfly & More

    September 2020 - Research grant, hop report, new marketplace items and more.

Contact

  • Jenelle Jagmin
    Director, Michigan Craft Beverage Council
    Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
    517-930-0696
    JagminJ@Michigan.gov​

Meeting Schedule