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.
March 10, 2017 | More students will benefit when the school garden is an inclusive space.
January 26, 2017 | Try seasonal taste testing activities in the classroom to continue learning about Michigan agriculture.
December 27, 2016 | Making Michigan Recipes Work is a series of resources designed to help school food professionals expand scratch cooking, Farm to School programs, and use of Michigan produce.
December 15, 2016 | The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan hosted the first of an educational series on food topics. The first gathering focused on food policy.
December 12, 2016 | Launched in September, this council is joining a sizeable network of food policy councils throughout Michigan.
November 28, 2016 | There are still opportunities to get in the garden in late fall and early winter.
November 16, 2016 | For those looking to source locally, dairy is an easy option.
September 22, 2016 | MSU Extension hosts Making Michigan Recipes Work, focusing on culinary skills needed to use more local produce in school meals
August 24, 2016 | Read on for cooking tips and techniques for schools looking to use local produce in their meal programs.
August 24, 2016 | Read on for equipment tips and techniques for schools looking to use local produce in their meal program.