1.    Bids are being accepted for Manistee Area Farm to School Project.

Bids are now being accepted for Michigan-grown fruits and vegetables for the
Manistee Area Farm to School Project. This bid request is for products and
delivery for the 2009/2010 school year. Manistee Area Public Schools is also
accepting bids for products for their summer food service program. For more
information visit: homepage announcements.

2.     Attention Hart, MI Area Growers

Locavore Food Distributors LLC is a new company in Hart, MI by Eric Hahn.
Their mission is to promote local agricultural interests in many ways. They
do this by working directly with farmers, food processors and other food
interests, aimed to market their food items to a customer base that includes
grocery stores, restaurants, resorts, schools and other food service
establishments in a safe and consistent manner.

They maintain standards with growers and food producers through the entire
distribution process. Product guide only includes what is available locally,
with emphasis towards transparency. Their customers will always be assured
that the products they buy come from local sources and where the products
were produced.

Eric Hahn (owner) is trying to meet with growers (of all sizes) in the Hart
region to help supply produce to him new company. He will be having an
informational meeting Thursday April 23, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at The Starting
Block 1535 Industrial Park Drive Hart, MI 49420.

For more information contact Lynn Smith (231)629-2778 and check out

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