Two keynote addresses this year – by Jack Lee and Jim Marshall of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in the morning and LaDonna Sanders Redmond of the Campaign For Food Justice NOW! in the afternoon – break this year’s theme down as these dynamic speakers share their passion and expertise in healthy, vibrant food systems, from the soil to our communities.
Adult registration costs $40 with the early-bird discount, and MIFFS members get an additional $5 discount. Not a member? Join now at www.miffs.org/join! Student and group rates are also available, and limited scholarship funds are available for reduced-price tickets. Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are also available. Please contact Michigan Food & Farming Systems (MIFFS) at 517-432-0712 for more information.
Planning partners for this year’s event include Michigan Food & Farming Systems (MIFFS), the Farm Research Cooperative, USDA NRCS, USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), Michigan State University Extension and College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, and the Calhoun County Conservation District.