Join the Michigan Farm to Institution Network for a tour featuring cabbage, Brussels sprouts and season extension hosted by Forgotten Harvest in Southeast Michigan on October 13th!
This tour will highlight seasonal fall foods, including Cultivate Michigan’s featured winter food, cabbage! Participants will experience one of Michigan’s most innovative food rescue organizations, Forgotten Harvest, which is also dedicated to growing a diversity of nutrient dense produce crops to feed their clientele throughout the region. Learn more about Forgotten Harvest’s impactful and diverse organizational model and topics relevant to institutional food service operations, including:
- A diversified vegetable farm, highlighting seasonal fall crops in production
- A tour of the high-volume, produce centric Forgotten Harvest warehouse facility
- A well-developed food rescue logistical network that covers 2,000 square miles a day
- Forgotten Harvest’s diversified business and organizational model, including a privately branded food line and incubator kitchen featuring food processing, true to its original goal to fight hunger and food waste
This tour will begin at the Forgotten Harvest farm in Fenton, and conclude at the Forgotten Harvest facility in Oak Park. Lunch will be provided. Participants will be responsible for providing their own transportation between sites. Carpooling is encouraged!
WHAT: A Cultivate Michigan Cabbage Tour
WHERE: Forgotten Harvest Farm; 9153 Major Rd, Fenton, MI 48430 and Forgotten Harvest facility; 21800 Greenfield Rd, Oak Park, MI 48237
WHEN: October 13th, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Lunch will be included.
COST: $15. Registration is required to attend.
Additional details will be provided to registrants prior to the tour.
Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.
Contact InformationTerry McLean