Made in the Mitten: Savoring Michigan’s Rich Foodie & Ag History

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Date(s) - Thu, Nov 9, 2023
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

William P. Faust Public Library - Marshall School



Dianna Stampfler, Promote Michigan Speakers BureauDianna Stampfler of Promote Michigan will be presenting “Made in the Mitten: Savoring Michigan’s Rich Foodie & Ag History“.

Michigan is the second-most agriculturally-diverse state in the country. From cherries and grapes to blueberries and pumpkins, peaches and apples to asparagus and celery (and many, many more), the Great Lakes State is often referred to as the “Mitten of Plenty.” Add to that a growing industry focused on locally-sourced products such as cheese, poultry, sauces, jams, breads, chocolates and SO much more, and you have a feast just waiting to be devoured. Michigan is also home to many significant food manufacturers — such as Kellogg’s, Better Made Potato Chips, American Spoon Foods, Biggby Coffee, Jiffy Mix and Kowalski meats, just to name a few — that have helped shape Michigan’s culture. This program will not only introduce audiences to Michigan’s rich foodie and agricultural history, but will allow everyone to sample a few Michigan-made products as well!

William P. Faust Public Library of Westland