2019 UP Commercial Food Summit May 17th

May 17, 2019

Iron Mountain, MI – The 2019 UP Commercial Food Summit will take place on Friday, May 17th from 9am-1pm on the Bay West Campus, 2801 N US 2 in Iron Mountain.

Is a food business right for you?
Attend the UP Food Summit to learn the key skills required to take your enterprise to the next level. Hear the regulatory, business, food safety, and retail marketing best practices directly from the experts.

For more information on this FREE event, access the website or email questions to jonesp28@msu.edu.

Registration is required and space is limited.

Western UP Food Systems Council Meeting May 15th

May 14, 2019

Watersmeet, MI – 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, the Western UP Food Systems Council is pleased to invite you to the next Western U.P. Food Systems Council Meeting. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 9am – 3pm. The location has yet to be announced.

Join for a full day or part of the day!

9:00am – Honorable Harvest Teaching – Kathleen Smith, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community
– Natural Resource Department

9:30am – Wild Ramp Foraging and Preparation Workshop – Michelle Jarvie
– Michigan State University Extension

12:00pm – Community Meal catered by Northern Waters Casino featuring many traditional foods.
(All are welcome, meal cost has been graciously covered by the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems)

1:30pm – 3:00pm – Western U.P. Food Systems Council Meeting:
Join WUP Food Systems Council for a spring celebration of our local food systems. You’re invited to bring stories, art, skills, needs, or knowledge you wish to share in support of a stronger Western UP Food System.

RSVP & Questions: Rachael Pressley at rpressley@wuppdr.org

Messiah Lutheran Church Community Meal May 1st

April 30, 2019

Marquette, MI – Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette will host its monthly community meal on Wednesday, May 1st at 5:30 pm. All are welcome. For more information about this or other programs at Messiah, go to messiahlutheranmqt.org or call 225-1119. The church is located at 305 W. Magnetic Street in Marquette.

Northern Vegans Potluck Dinner April 8th

April 1, 2019

Marquette, MI – Join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner at 6 PM on Monday, April 8th, in the Shiras Room on the second floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St in Marquette. Please bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to share, or consider a donation to our group if you are unable to bring some vegan food. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 for more information.

Northern Vegans Dinner at Temaki and Tea

March 28, 2019

Marquette, MI – Join Northern Vegans for a casual dinner at Temaki & Tea at 1401 Presque Isle Avenue in Marquette at 6 PM on Wednesday, April 3rd. Order a vegan dinner off the menu. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 for more information.

Messiah Lutheran Church Community Meal

March 28, 2019

Marquette, MI – Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette will host its monthly community meal on Wednesday, April 3rd at 5:30 pm. All are welcome. For more information about this or other programs at Messiah, go to messiahlutheranmqt.org or call 225-1119. The church is located at 305 W. Magnetic Street in Marquette.

NMU Wildcat Den Offers World Taste Tour

March 13, 2019

Marquette, MI – Northern Michigan University will host “Taste Tour of the World” lunches at the Wildcat Den in the University Center from Tuesday, March 19 through Thursday, March 21. Each day will feature cuisine from a different country—France, Germany and Spain—in celebration of World Languages Week. The meals will be available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. They are free for NMU students with a meal plan. General admission is $9.75 and children can eat for $5.75.

The menus follow:

French cuisine on Tuesday will include beef bourguignon with a baguette, ratatouille, chocolate eclairs and creme brulee.

German features on Wednesday will be pork schnitzel with lemon butter, spaetzle and red cabbage, pretzel bites with craft beer cheese sauce and whole grain mustard, German chocolate cake and black forest torte.

Spanish cuisine on Thursday will include chicken and rice with chorizo, potato bravas with bravas sauce and garlic aioli, tarta de santiago (Spanish almond cake) and churros.

This event is sponsored by the NMU Languages, Literatures and International Studies Department in collaboration with the Multicultural Education and Resource Center and Dining Services.

Northern Vegans Potluck Dinner

March 4, 2019

Marquette, MI – Join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner at 6 pm on Monday, March 11th, in the Shiras Room on the second floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St in Marquette. Please bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to share, or consider a donation to our group if you are unable to bring some vegan food. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 or 475-5516 for more information.

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