WMU Farmers Feast

Join us in celebrating a successful year of sustainable agriculture, right here in Southwest Michigan!

Seasonal, local produce will the epicenter of a menu developed and prepared in conjunction with WMU Catering’s Executive Chef Nick Petruska.

Speakers include:

-Lee Arboreal, a founding member of the Eater’s Guild Farm (voted farm of the year by the Michigan Organic Food and Farm Alliance)

-Maynard Kaufman, former WMU faculty and pioneer of the School of Homesteading

-Dennis Wilcox, founder of Blue Dog Greens Farm

-Lee Hauser, co-founder of Elder Fire Farm Arts

This event will be FREE of charge. Bring family, neighbors, friends; all are welcome, and the more the merrier!  We want to fill up the ballroom!

On the Menu:

Fresh greens salad, braised beets, squash bisque, palack paneer ( a spinach and curry Indian dish, roasted chicken with carrots, onions and potatoes, local grain with roasted veggies, vegan carrot cake, and our classic beet cake.

This event is hosted by The Campus Beet, Students for a Sustainable Earth, and the Student Environmental Conservation Organization who are Registered Student Organizations at Western Michigan University. The event is funded by the Student Activity Fee.

If you are part of an organization that would like to table at this event, let us know!

Here is an article about the upcoming event in the Western Herald: Campus Beet dishes dinnertime discussion

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About The Campus Beet

The Campus Beet is a registered student organization at Western Michigan University trying to organize and develop a student-run sustainable cafe. We aim to source more local and organic food and serve more vegetarian, vegan, gluten free meals while building a space for student art, music and culture. We have weekly meetings on Wednesdays at 7PM in the Bernhard Center dining room if you would like to help.
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