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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Webinars of interest

Hi all,

Here are details for two up-coming webinars that may be of interest:



Michigan Food Hub Network Webinar featuring food hub efforts supplying institutional markets in Colorado and Iowa.

Information will also be shared about the emerging Michigan Farm to Institution Network.


Monday, December 2nd at 1 pm EST


Presenters will include:

·         Garrett Ziegler – MSU Extension

·         Julia Erlbaum – Real Food Colorado

·         Andrew Glendenning – Weld County, Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment

·         Nick McCann – Iowa State University Extension – Northeast Iowa Food and Fitness Project


There is no rsvp required for the webinar.  On December 2, 1:00 pm EST go to:




Understanding Challenges and Opportunities in Minnesota's Local Meat Industry Webinar

Presented by Jan Joannides, co-founder and executive director of the non-profit Renewing the Countryside and former Endowed Chair in Agricultural Systems at the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture at University of Minnesota

Hosted by the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems Livestock Work Group


Wednesday, December 5tth at 2:30 pm EST


There is no rsvp required for the webinar. On December 5th, 2:30 pm EST go to:



In both cases, if you have never attended an Adobe Connect webinar meeting before, please test your connection in advance by going to the link below. You may need to download a small, harmless plug-in and update your version of flash player.



Happy Thanksgiving!


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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