Mick Kokx retired from Michigan State University. He raises locally-grown produce and meat goats in southwest Michigan. He shares about:

  • Why he traveled to New Orleans recently
  • A crisis he dealt with that required a biochemist to find answers to
  • Questions he’s asked about frequently, and who runs the farmstand
  • Which Michigan sports teams – and players – he’s rooting for
  • What career he would choose if he wasn’t already rooted in farming
  • An animal that never gets older and is their neighborhood icon
  • The difference between goats and other animals (just one of many characteristics)
  • A job he really didn’t like as a newlywed
  • Taking corn orders before corn is even planted and planning trips around travel
  • A beautiful picture of the perfect day
  • How he got his start in farming
  • Stickershock of making a move from Baltimore to the Upper Peninsula
  • Things he’s most thankful for in life

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