Michigan Farm to School Track: School Nutrition Association of Michigan 2020 Virtual Conference

November 15, 2021 - Author: , , , , , and

The Michigan Farm to Institution Network management team compiled a farm to school track for the 2020 School Nutrition Association of Michigan (SNAM) Annual Conference. Here we offer that set of short how-to and reporting sessions from the virtual conference.

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Authors

Colleen Matts

Colleen Matts
matts@msu.edu

Noel Bielaczyc

Noel Bielaczyc
bielacz1@msu.edu

Zaire Parrotte

Zaire Parrotte
zaire@msu.edu

Garrett Ziegler

Garrett Ziegler
zieglerg@msu.edu

Mariel Borgman

Mariel Borgman
mborgm@msu.edu

Abbey Palmer

Abbey Palmer
palmerab@msu.edu

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