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.
January 14, 2015 | School gardens are one of the three key elements of farm to school. Learn more about how to use fresh garden produce in the school cafeteria.
December 16, 2014 | Local food policy councils advance local purchasing practices.
December 16, 2014 | Nationally, the U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded over $5.2 million dollars to farm to school projects for 2015.
October 23, 2014 | Mobile food businesses are an expanding outlet to find locally-prepared food. Experience the trend for yourself by visiting a fall food truck rally at Detroit Eastern Market on Oct. 30.
October 8, 2014 | From large to small scale events, Michigan residents are gearing up to celebrate National Food Day on October 24.