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Western U.P. Food Systems Council Meeting and Workshop - Watersmeet

In partnership with Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Michigan State University Extension & Center for Regional Food Systems, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Michigan Technological University, and the Western U.P. Planning & Development Region, we are pleased to invite you to the next Western U.P. Food Systems Council Meeting in Watersmeet, MI at the Northern Waters Casino Resort on May 15th.

Join us for a full day of honoring our local food systems or join us for part of the day!


8:30-9:00 AM Welcome and Registration
9:00-10:00 Leek Presentation by Michelle Jarvie (MSU Extension)
10:00-11:15 Wild Foraging Field Trip
11:15-12:30 PM Cooking Class and Taste Testing
12:30-1:30 Lunch and Sacred Harvest Teaching
1:30-3:00 PM Western U.P. Food Systems Council Meeting

Join us for a spring celebration of our local food systems. We will invite you to bring stories, art, skills, needs, or knowledge you wish to share in support of a stronger Western UP Food System. Come to share and come to learn.

All are welcome. This event is free! We look forward to seeing you!

Please forward this invitation on to whomever else might be interested in attending.

Please RSVP by emailing Let us know if you'll be joining us for the meal, as well as if you will be able to join us for the full day or part of the day.

Questions? Contact Rachael Pressley at