Emmet County Extension Office
Community Food Systems educator
Wendy Wieland is an MSU Extension Program Instructor serving Northern Lower Michigan in area of Community Food Systems as a part of the Community, Food & Environment Institute. Since joining Extension in 2001, Wendy has worked in various capacities to rebuild a more sustainable food system for farmers and consumers alike. She works with entrepreneurs growing businesses in Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources through her role as an Innovation Counselor for the MSU Product Center. She is a founding member of the Local Food Alliance of Northern Michigan and a longtime contributor to the Food and Farming Network. She currently serves on the Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference planning committee.