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


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In October 2018, the Michigan Good Food Summit amplified under-represented voices across the food system to 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 - this event in East Lansing to connected others advancing good food and equity in Michigan! 

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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

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

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