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 www.makingitinmichigan.msu.edu. Or visit www.michiganorganic.msu.edu 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 http://glexpo.com/register. Pre-register by Nov 10 to save money!

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