Kaitlin Koch Wojciak
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21885 Dunham, Suite 12
Clinton Township, MI 48036
Kaitlin Koch Wojciak serves as a Community Food Systems educator in southeastern Michigan, focusing on local institutional purchasing, local food policy councils, farmers markets and food systems education for youth and adults. She offers regional assistance to growers looking to sell to institutions and institutions who aim to increase their local purchasing efforts by providing research, resources, special event planning and support. On the state level, Wojciak serves on the Michigan Farm to Institution’s Tech-Ed team, developing marketing and sourcing resources for Michigan products and trainings to address the needs of institutional purchasing stakeholders. In Macomb County, Wojciak works with the Macomb Food Collaborative to provide food systems education and local food business development resources.She has worked at the state-level with the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems, coordinating Michigan’s FoodCorps service program, and with the Greening of Detroit, supporting the development of school garden education and the urban agriculture community. She holds a B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from University of Michigan and an M.S. in Community Sustainability from Michigan State University.
September 20, 2017 | Set your class up for success in the garden by following these tips.
September 20, 2017 | Cultivate Michigan tour participants experience the importance of purchasing locally through a recent featured food tour.
August 14, 2017 | MSU Extension hosts Making Michigan Recipes Work, focusing on culinary skills needed to use more local produce in school meals.
August 14, 2017 | A short, action-oriented resource can help child nutrition programs incorporate more local food and education.
August 7, 2017 | An exploration of how climate change may impact food security on local, regional and global scales.
August 7, 2017 | An exploration of how climate change may impact food system sectors on local, regional and global scales
July 6, 2017 | Explore your local farmers market this summer by trying these tested youth activities.
July 6, 2017 | Community Food Systems team members will continue to support capacity building and expansion of farm to school and farm to early care in a new role as Supporting Partner.
April 3, 2017 | Join local food supporters on June 6 to learn, connect and eat at the All About Food Conference.
March 31, 2017 | 10 Cents a Meal program preliminary report indicates 50,000 kids in west Michigan, dozens of businesses benefiting from program.