Webinar: Developing Michigan's Local and Regional Food System Workforce - Challenges and Opportunities (Part 3 of 4)

January 30, 2020 12:00PM - 12:30PM

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Contact: Judith Barry

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This webinar will share results of a survey and interviews with local and regional food system employers showing challenges and opportunities in hiring a skilled workforce.

Attendees will come away with an understanding of some of the actions employers are taking to support their business operations.


Business owners, employees, educators, community development colleagues and food systems developers are invited to attend a series of four lunchtime 30-minute webinars to better understand the results of Michigan’s 2019 local and regional food systems workforce assessment. 

  1. Overview of Michigan's 2019 Local and Regional Food System Workforce Assessment
    • December 12, 2019
  2. A Scan of Job Types, Wages, and Trends in Michigan's Food System Workforce
    • January 16, 2020
  3. Developing Michigan's Local and Regional Food System Workforce - Challenges and Opportunities
    • January 30, 2020
  4. Workforce Education and Training Opportunities in Michigan's Local and Regional Food System
    • February 13, 2020


The Michigan Local and Regional Food System Workforce Assessment was conducted by MSU Center for Regional Food SystemsKalamazoo Valley Community CollegeMSU Extension, and Corporation for a Skilled Workforce.

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Judith Barry
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