Farms Selling To Schools

April 29, 2009
10 am - 3 pm
Mid Michigan Community College
Houghton Room
10:00   Program Introduction:     
             Kable Thurlow/Melody Wentworth
10:10   The Farm To School Initiative
             Colleen Matts; CS Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems
at Michigan State               


11:15   Schools' Expectations of Vendors 
            Janet Nettleton; Gladwin Community Schools
11:30   Food Safety and Sanitation
            Jason Travis; Health Department
12:00   Business Information for Producers
            Dennis Stein; MSU Extension

1:00     Insurance Considerations
            Jay Kleinhardt/Duane Simpkins;
            Farm Bureau Insurance
1:30     Farmers Panel and Q & A
            Hear from those who are successfully
            selling to schools
3:00     Next Steps Evaluations, Networking,

*can be purchased at the cafeteria or brown-bagged


RSVP by April 27, 2009
Kable Thurlow; MSU Extension 
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Melody Wentworth; MTEC
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(leave a message with Tina Avery; Interim Secretary)


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