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2018 Michigan Good Food Summit
Amplifying Voices for Equity

October 22, 2018
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing, MI
Presented by
Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems

 

Registration for this event has closed.

 

This October, the Michigan Good Food Summit will amplify under-represented voices across the food system as we continue advancing the Good Food Charter's vision of equity, sustainability and a thriving economy for all of Michigan and its people. 

Whether you're a food consumer, grower or buyer; line cook, server or chef; advocate, educator or policymaker - join us in East Lansing to connect with others advancing good food and equity in Michigan! 

View the Working Agenda At-A-Glance

View the Full Agenda with Breakout Sessions

2018 Michigan Good Food Summit Registration Fees:

$35 – Students, Farmers and Community MembersFor students, farmers, farm workers or you are covering registration fees out of your personal funds.
$55 – Organizational Affiliates ($60 beginning Oct 8, 2018)For those whose organization is covering registration.
$165 – Supporter ($180 beginning Oct 8, 2018)For those who would like to support two additional Summit registrations to be awarded as scholarships to recipients selected by the Summit planning committee.
$275 – Trailblazer ($300 beginning Oct 8, 2018)For those who would like to support four additional Summit registrations to be awarded as scholarships to recipients selected by the Summit planning committee.

Sponsors, Exhibitors and Advertisers – view Informational Packet

Consider participating in the Summit as a sponsor, exhibitor or advertiser! We are also offering an opportunity to support greater participation at the Summit by being a scholarship sponsor! Your commitment to the Michigan Good Food Summit helps us make this event possible and allows you to share your products or services with the approximately 500 attendees, who come from a wide spectrum of disciplines and communities across Michigan.

The 2018 Michigan Good Food Summit Planning Committee

Ashley Atkinson – Keep Growing Detroit

Alex Ball – Old City Acres

Kathryn Colasanti – MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

Hannah Fernando – Access of West Michigan

Liz Gensler – MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

Rachel Kelly – MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

Daniel Marbury – FoodCorps

Caroline Michniak – Eastern Market Corporation

Abbey Palmer – MSU North Farm

Cynthia Price – Greater Grand Rapids Food Systems Council

Jonathan Roberts – Restaurant Opportunities Centers United – Michigan

Lindsey Scalera – Ecology Center

Michelle Schulte – Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan

Michelle Walk – MSU Extension/U.P. Food Exchange

Kelly Wilson – Taste the Local Difference

Lori Yelton – Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

 

For questions on registration and sponsor/exhibitor information, contact Diane Drago at ddrago@dmsevents.com or (734) 747-2746.

Michigan Good Food and the Michigan Good Food Summit is funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

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