Business and Cooperatives Administrator for U.S. Department of
Agriculture Rural Development Judith Canales will speak at the Michigan
Association of Community Bankers conference on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 8
to 8:30 a.m.
Following her remarks, Canales will
attend a gathering of the Food & Farming Network at Suttons Bay from
9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009. Speech: 8
a.m. Media availability: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Morning Speech: Grand Traverse Resort.
Local Foods Meeting: Black Star
Farms, 10844 E. Revold Rd., Suttons Bay
Canales will be available to provide
information on how USDA
Rural Development is supporting rural entrepreneurs
in Michigan and will examine how the “local foods” movement is assisting
Traverse City area growers, producers and residents by bringing fresh,
nutritious food to local markets.
USDA Rural Development (Michigan)