20. MOFFA ANNUAL MEETING
WHEN? Saturday April 14, 2007, 5-7 PM
WHERE? Greenock Mill Center
10470 N Ruston Rd
South Lyon, MI
Potluck – bring a dish to pass
Buying Clubs – purchasing local, organic produce. Options and Issues
MOFFA Annual Awards: Volunteer, Business, Public Service, Lifetime Achievement
21. Food Labeling Workshop
The Henry Center · July 19-20, 2007 · Lansing, Michigan
This workshop presents the FDA requirements for food labeling. The workshop format and materials are designed to provide a user-friendly approach for those new to food labeling and also provide a thorough system and reference for those experienced with food label design and review. The workshop format allows time for questions. The focus is practical, and students are encouraged to bring problem labels for hands-on review. For more information, click here.
Register Online Registration Form (PDF) or call IFLR at (517) 355-8295
22. Slow Food Red Cedar
Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 18 at Student Organic Farm
(on College Road, between Jolly & Sandhill)
Time: Please email me back and let me know what fits most schedules best:
Either 5:30 pm or 7 pm
Then I’ll send a second email and let you know the decision.
Meeting topic: discuss possible activities for the coming year; determine small groups that will work on each activity. Tea will be provided. Please bring your own cup! And if you are able, please bring a small finger snack to share.
Please park at the main parking lot by the farm buildings, then walk back to the Student Organic Farm greenhouses. People who are not able to make the walk are welcome to drive back to the greenhouses.
If you can’t make it to the meeting, please send your ideas through email!
You are welcome to bring a friend to the meeting.
Just to get your creative juices flowing, here are some ideas that were written down at our Slow Food Red Cedar “Choices” dinner in March:
Cooking demos at local farmers’ markets
Tour of Nut Farm in Jackson
Tour Cider Mills; learn to make cider
Complete list of Central/South Michigan farms and products available
Farm Tour at Wynsmoor Manor featuring heritage livestock and heirloom
vegetables in Mason
Find ways and activities that help broaden membership
Have Nick Seccia (Henry Ford Museum chef from Choices dinner) back
for dinner at Student Farm
Work with local chefs and specialty cooks for programs
Organic Vegetable and Crop Outreach Specialist
Michigan State University
C.S. Mott Sustainable Food Systems
303 Natural Resources Bldg.
East Lansing, MI 48824