Tuesday May 3, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Summer Food Service Programs can be an ideal time to start looking at local purchasing. At the height of the Michigan farming season, there is more local product available than at any other time in the year. Farmers are often have seconds or bulk surpluses that they are seeking markets for, and what better way to take advantage of those than in your Summer Food Service Program! Join the Michigan Department of Agriculture, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems for an interactive and informative webinar covering all things Farm to Summer. Hear about farm to summer programs happening in Michigan, learn how to incorporate local purchasing into your site's meal program, and see how Farm to Summer programs can increase nutritional quality of meals and boost participation rates.
Register for this webinar at https://msu.zoom.us/webinar/register/21539ac3c084a7f2cde7dc3c8da9331e