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7th Annual Local Food Fair & Symposium

Monday, April 8, 2013 from 1:00pm to 8:00pm
Strand Union Building, Ballrooms

Activities for the Local Food Fair and Symposium are included in the schedule below:

1:00-1:15 
Montana Made Program Highlights, Todd Jutila, UFS Director

1:15-3:00 pm
Vendor Showcase: Visit local vendor booths, learn about their products and services, and sample some local flavor.
Demonstrations: Surprising Smoothies with Flair; Creative and Unique Quesadillas;Quick and Delicious Grain Salads; Grass-fed Beef vs Corn-fed Beef
Activities: Local groups & organizations will provide hands-on fun for all.

3:00-5:00 pm
Panel Discussion: "Food Safety Modernization Act: the potential impact on producers, buyers and consumers in Montana."
Moderator: Bryan Von Lossberg. Panelists: Melissa Tuemmler, Cort Jensen, Charles Holt, Mairann Van Den Elzen.

5:00-6:00 pm
Montana Sampler and Mingle: A networking opportunity for vendors and the community. Local "light bites" by MSU Catering

6:00-7:30 pm
Local Food Systems Movie & Debate: Procrastinator Theater. A recent movie related to food systems will be shown, followed by a lively discussion.

Free parking in Huffman/University Police parking lot and free admission to the events!

Event sponsors include University Food Service, The Montana Made Program, Towne's Harvest Garden, MSU Office of Sustainablilty, Friends of Local Foods, AERO, Foodscape Montana, MSU, Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems.

For questions regarding this event, please contact:

http://www.montana.edu/ufs/mtmade/
Anna Diffenderfer
(406) 994-6775
mtmade@montana.edu