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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

FW: You're invited on a tomato tour!

Greetings Farm to School partners,


Please see information below about a Farmers on the Move farm tour in Bangor, MI that will show off Cultivate Michigan's fall featured food – tomatoes! The tour is scheduled for Friday, August 8th from 10 am – 12 noon. If you plan to attend, register through the link below by this Friday, August 1st!




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 |



From: [] On Behalf Of Cultivate Michigan
Sent: Monday, July 28, 2014 3:38 PM




Farmers on the Move

Tomato Tour with Farmers on the Move

Tomato season is just around the corner!

Check out the next Cultivate Michigan featured food being harvested and packaged on this tour. 38-pound packs of cherry and grape tomatoes will be available for purchase on this tour.

Jose Luis Vargas Farm produces for Farmers on the Move, the only cooperative of Hispanic farmers in Michigan. Their mission is to provide locally-grown, sustainable produce and preserve Michigan's farmland. For more information about the cooperative, please visit This tour will be led by Filiberto Villa of Farmers on the Move, Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS) and a Michigan Farm to Institution Advisory Committee member.

Please register by Friday, August 1. Space is limited to 15 people.

This tour is free and open to all Farm to Institution practitioners, farmers, suppliers, advocates, supporters and researchers. Light refreshments will be provided. Attendees must provide their own transportation to the tour location and will be provided with directions and more details closer to the tour date. Please note, this tour is not handicap nor wheelchair accessible.

For complete details or to register, please visit the Cultivate Michigan website.


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