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.
August 23, 2016 | Read on for seasoning and spicing tips and techniques for schools looking to use local produce in their meal program.
August 23, 2016 | Washing techniques are an important part of food safety for institutions sourcing locally.
July 8, 2016 | The second nationwide Farm to School survey shows that programs are putting nearly $20 million into local economies and benefiting more than 700,000 students.
May 19, 2016 | The Child and Adult Care Food Program meal pattern changes have been announced.
May 2, 2016 | Follow these tips for creating, purchasing and using compost.
April 14, 2016 | The Community Foundation of Southeastern Michigan announced Healthy Food Connect on March 30.
March 22, 2016 | The Michigan Farm to Institution Network convened institutions, organizations and supply chain stakeholders to promote local product procurement.
March 2, 2016 | Looking for some mid-winter local food or St. Patrick’s Day staples? Consider cabbage as a healthy winter vegetable option.
February 25, 2016 | Join the many in support of local food on March 15 to learn, connect and eat at the All About Food Conference.
January 26, 2016 | Equipping food service staff with appropriate training and resources can boost Farm to School efforts.