Exhibitors & Food

Exhibitors & Food

Saturday, April 15, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Of The Land


Bridgett and Trent from Of The Land will bring for sale delicious savory hand pies, a variety of cookies, noodle bowls that are gluten free and vegan, and quarts of frozen soup made with local veggies. Come and meet this dedicated family that is making a difference in the local food system, plus stock up your freezer with some local delicious soup.

Kalamazoo Valley Culinary Arts and Sustainable Food Systems Students

Learn about our unique Culinary Arts Curriculum and enjoy a bowl of soup for a small donation to the Student Culinary Club.

Can-Do Kalamazoo

An incubator for budding and scaling businesses, Can-Do Kalamazoo is committed to a more equitable and accessible path to business success for all of Kalamazoo’s entrepreneurs.

Kalamazoo Valley Sustainable Horticulture Program

Horticulture is the science of how plants grow and how to grow plants. This program offers courses in Soils and Plant Nutrition, Pest Management, Landscape Design, Plant Use and Identification, Greenhouse Technology and so much more. Stop by to meet the Program Director, Dr. Sara Tanis, and learn about this incredible opportunity.

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Academics and Programs

College Representatives will be available to answer questions about Kalamazoo Valley and programs.

The Just Food Collective of Kalamazoo College

Join the amazing team of the Just Food Collective and learn about seed saving and stewardship, bring seeds to donate and take some seeds home with you in exchange, and learn about exciting upcoming opportunities in the area of food sovereignty.

Western Michigan University Office for Sustainability

The mission of the Office for Sustainability is to guide and assist the Western Michigan University community in fulfilling and growing its sustainability commitments. Stop by their table to meet the amazing team who is making these changes happen.

The Ecumenical Senior Center

By providing a broad spectrum of services, resources, and activities, the center enhances the quality of life of older citizens and promotes positive aging. Stop by their table to meet current members and learn about the unique ways they foster community in Kalamazoo.

Growing Community Garden

A foraging community garden demonstrating a permaculture response to land repair, community fellowship and growing food. Learn about volunteer opportunities and their initiative to grow an African heritage garden this year, in alignment with next year’s Foodways Symposium.
Empowering a rich and vibrant food system for our community.
Our mission is to inspire and empower Greater Kalamazoo communities to honor our agricultural history and heritage cuisines, celebrate good food, and work together to build a just and healthy future for all.
Kalamazoo Valley’s Food Innovation Center
224 E. Crosstown Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

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