Together at the Table - Western Upper Peninsula Local Food Summit
Date: November 6, 2014
Time: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Michigan Technological University Memorial Union, Houghton, MI
Contact: Michelle Walk, (906) 635-6368, firstname.lastname@example.org
The Together at the Table Upper Peninsula Local Food Summits annually bring together a variety of stakeholders from across the Upper Peninsula within the food system. 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., with regestration begining at 8 a.m. The cost is $25 per person and includes lunch. Who should attend: farmers/growers, restaurants, schools, retail outlets, hospitals, economic developers, elected officials, community leaders, anyone interested in our local food system! Topics to include: Understanding Community Food Systems, What’s up with the U.P. Food Exchange (UPFE), Regional Food Hub Updates, MSU U.P. Research and Extension Center North Farm Updates, buyer/grower meet and greet, Group GAP Pilot, and farm to school updates. The U.P. Food Exchange connects local food activity within each of the Upper Peninsula’s three distinct regions (eastern, central, western), and coordinates local food efforts between the regions. To register, or for more information, go to the U.P. Food Exchange website at www.upfoodexchange.com.