Thursday, February 7, 2008

Food Film Festival at Michigan Organic Conference

"EAST LANSING - This year's Michigan Organic Conference features a special food-related film festival along with more than 20 educational sessions for organic consumers, gardeners and farmers, according to former Dowagiac resident Kurt Cobb.

The conference will take place at the Kellogg Center on the Michigan State University campus in East Lansing.

It begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29, with the film festival and continues from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, with educational sessions, exhibits, a gourmet organic luncheon and more films.

A local foods reception follows the conference sessions.

The conference offers a unique venue for consumers to connect with the people who grow, process and sell organic food in Michigan.

Consumers will find more sessions than ever to attend, including ones on cooking with local, organic ingredients; fresh milk and cow shares; organic food and human health; forming an organic buying group; and how to be an organic activist."

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