Wednesday, October 28, 4:00-8:00 PM
Sponsored by: Local Food Alliance
North Central Michigan College, Petoskey – Iron Horse Café
Join health care providers, educators, dietitians, farmers, food processors, employers, and local food lovers to create a healthy foods action plan for the community. Learn about great programs in the area that bring local fresh foods into schools, hospitals, and workplace. Meet the people who make it happen and how you can take steps to create a healthier community!
FREE Event – Advance Registration with North Central Michigan College required. To register, call 231-348-6613.
by Diane Conners, Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities
The Northwest Michigan Food & Farming Network was born out of a 2009 Farm Route to Prosperity Summit organized by economic development and business groups, farmers and farm groups, nonprofit local food policy advocates, land conservancies, job training organizations, health professionals, community garden supporters, school Continue reading
MIDNIGHT-My mind is racing: guilds, broad forks, lettuce pickers, giant squash, Golden Rule Farm, Pigstock, Filling the Freezer, Farm to Freezer, Food Rescue, Food and Farming Network. I can’t stop thinking about tonight’s visit to 9 Bean Rows Farm.
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Taste the Local Difference (TLD) is growing up and expanding to southeast lower Michigan.
The 11-year-old local food marketing arm of the Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities (formerly the Michigan Land Use Institute or MLUI) in Traverse City is partnering with Ann Arbor-based Think Local First to bring its local food marketing chops to that community downstate. Read the full story from The Ticker’s Lynn Geiger on their website.
Big news from down the block at Oryana Natural Food Store in Traverse City. The community compost pile hosted by Oryana and maintained by Carter’s Compost is ready for you to pick up some free, magical, transformed and transformational dirt!
Find our more on Carter’s own awesome blog.
Traverse City’s First Community Pile: The Oryana Neighborhood Compost Station.
Americorps Vista in northern Michigan has several openings for positions starting this summer. These service programs are perfect for graduating college students looking to extend their learning and make important connections into the food, farming, and health fields. These positions provide serious career-track opportunities for interested candidates.