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Monday, November 4, 2013

MI Farm to School Training in the UP!

The MI Farm to School Training is going to the UP! This training is intended for K-12 school food service professionals and early care program directors and staff alike, whether you are just getting started with Farm to School or expanding your program. Training topics will include an overview of Michigan Farm to School, how and where to find and purchase Michigan products, developing a Farm to School team, food safety, expanding Farm to School beyond produce and beyond lunch, and more! Time will also be dedicated for attendees to learn about local food happenings and resources and to network with and learn from each to other.


WHEN: Tuesday, December 3rd from 10:00 am – 2:30 pm

WHERE: Peter White Library at 217 N Front St in Marquette, MI

Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP to the Chippewa County MSU Extension Office at 906-635-6368 by Tuesday, November 26th.


This training is brought to you by the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems, MSU Extension, UP Food Exchange, Marquette Food Co-op, Western UP Health Department and the Sault Tribe Community Transformation Grant.



Colleen Matts

Farm to Institution Specialist | Michigan Lead for National Farm to School Network

Center for Regional Food Systems | Michigan State University

480 Wilson Rd | Rm 303 Natural Resources Building | East Lansing, MI 48824

(p) 517.432.0310 |


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