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Monday, April 3, 2017

Early bird registration opens for Macomb All About Food Conference

Happy Monday folks!

I wanted to forward this excellent opportunity to network and learn with other farm to school champions. There will be SIX school food and garden focused sessions this year, so lots of opportunities to support your programming and get more local food into your schools and early childhood programs!


The 2017 All About Food: From Farm to Fork Conference early bird registration is open on! The conference will feature an exciting line-up of keynote and breakout speakers, with topics for everyone engaged in the food system.

The event will be held at Macomb Community College University Center on Tuesday, June 6th from 8am – 4pm.

 The 2017 All About Food Conference has a lot to offer! Join us for a day of learning, networking and sharing about food. Here are a few highlights you can expect from the event:

  •  Keynote speaker panel on The Future of Farming
  • Pop-up vendor market with locally made food products, and plenty of time for shopping
  • Wide variety of engaging speaker sessions – see for session descriptions
  • Delicious locally sourced lunch

 Registration rates and deadlines are as follows (please note the deadlines below are correct. The website will be updated accordingly shortly):

  • $25 Early bird registration through April 30
  • $30 Regular registration through May 30
  • $25 Student registration rate through May 30
  • $35 Limited number of walk-ins on June 6

 Scholarships are available. Contact for more information or to request an application.


This event is organized by the Macomb Food Collaborative and is sponsored by Ethel's Edibles, Macomb County Planning and Economic Development, and Henry Ford Health Systems.


Please contact for more information or with any questions.


Kaitlin Koch Wojciak

Michigan State University Extension Educator

Community Food Systems

21885 Dunham, Suite 12

Clinton Township, MI 48036

Work: 586-469-6088

Cell: 313-695-7746

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