* Michigan Organic Listserve: Events *

*Meet the Sepecialty Food Producers*

*When:* “Making it in Michigan Conference”, Wednesday, November 11, 2009

            1:00 pm-2:30 pm during the “General Marketplace”

*Where:* Exhibit Hall at the Lansing Center

            333 E Michigan Ave Lansing, MI 48933

*Why:* Come experience a meet and greet event that gives Michigan
instituational food service directors and buyers a chance to meet clients of
the MSU Product Center who prodcut Michigan specialty food prducts. If
you’re an institutional food service director or buyer who is ready to
incorportate locally-procuded specialty food products into your
institution’s menures, come to this event and get connected.

*How:* RSVP to Collen Matts at [log in to unmask] or  (517) 432-0310 by Friday
November 6th if you plan to attend. The Marketplace and the Meet and Greet
event are free of charge.

For more conference information and vendors, please see **. Or visit ** for
event flier.


*Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market Expo*

*When:* December 8-10, 2009

*Where:* Devos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI

*Why:* The GLXPO is the premire show for fruit and vegetable growers and
farm marketers. Over 3,700 growers from 35 states and 9 Canadian provinces
registered for last years EXPO.

*Highlights include:*

Informative educational programs for fruit, vegetable and greenhouse
growers, and for farm marketers-59 sessions and workshops over 3 days.

·         Fruit and vegetable commodities

·         Greenhousee production and marketing

·         Farm marketing ideas and issues

·         General topics of special interest to growers

Plus a trade which freatures more than 300 exhibitors convering 4 acres of
eexhibit space in one hall.

*How:* Register on-line at Pre-register by Nov
10 to save money!

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