Published: Oct. 19, 2018

Local food advocates gather at Good Food Summit on Oct. 22

Contact(s): Rachel Kelly Regional Food Systems office: 517-432-4705

Michigan State University will host local food leaders from across Michigan at the 2018 Michigan Good Food Summit beginning at 8:45 a.m. on Oct. 22 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.

The event will host speakers such as Michelle Schulte, project director for the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan and Shane Bernardo, a board member and Racial Equity Sub-Committee Member for the Michigan Farmers Market Association.

There will be a morning keynote Q and A with Saru Rajmayan, the president and co-founder of the national advocacy organization Restaurant Opportunities Centers United.

A lunch will focus on stories and reflections on good food and equity and the day will wrap up with an award ceremony, workshops and a performance by Manitou Wabanaisee (Spirit of the Snowbirds) Snowbird Singers.

More information about these and other events is available in the at-a-glance agenda and full agenda.