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The Food Sovereignty Symposium in-person event was postponed this year due to COVID-19. The event will be rescheduled for May 2022. NMU student Reese Carter designed the promotional poster for the symposium this year.

Virtual Food Sovereignty Symposium looks at decolonizing food systems

Olivia Apa, Features Writer September 27, 2021

The Food Sovereignty Symposium is an event held to educate people on the process of decolonizing food systems and reestablishing an intimate relationship with plants, animals and one another.  Martin...

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NMU Rural Health partnership established with new grant

Joad Blaauw-Hara, Contributing Writer September 1, 2021

The NMU Center for Rural Health has been established following a grant from the Michigan Health Endowment fund. From the $194,421, the center plans on improving the flow of nutrient-dense food throughout...

Photo courtesy of Alex Palzewicz. LOCAL FOOD FEST- This year in-person events are cancelled. Community members can still participate from the 9th to the 14th by going to local restaurants.

MQT Local Food Fest available online for one more week

Peter Smedley November 5, 2020

In years past the MQT Local Food Fest ran for a single day and gave students and community members opportunities to meet the people behind the meals prepared for and by them daily. Much has changed since...

Event to grow knowledge of sustainable foods

Event to grow knowledge of sustainable foods

Isabela Ney November 10, 2017

The seasons are changing and sustainability is the name of the game. The Student Leader Fellowship Program is teaming up for a community service project with Partridge Creek Farm in Ishpeming. “Sustainability...

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