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Luncheon features fresh, locally sourced foods

by Tonya Durlach

Aug. 31, 2011 | WMU News

Photo of Michigan apples.
Farmer's Market luncheon
Sept. 14
KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University Dining Services will feature locally grown foods at a special Farmer's Market luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, in the Bernhard Cafe and Market, located on the first floor of the Bernhard Center.

Students, University employees and guests are invited to the luncheon, which will feature a variety of food products and ingredients that are locally produced or grown in Michigan. Fresh menu selections will include BBQ pulled-pork sandwiches, redskin potato salad, cheddar cheese stout soup, fresh garden greens, autumn roasted vegetables, baked apple crisp and more. The full menu and prices are available online, along with the location of the farm or processor for each menu item.

Additionally, all residence hall dining rooms will serve the Farmer's Market menu during the lunch meal period from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 14. Information about the farms and the locally sourced initiative in Dining Services will be featured for students and guests throughout residence hall dining rooms as part of the luncheon.

To further expand Dining Services commitment to sustainable food, the following selections are available in Dining Service campus cafes:

For more information about the luncheon or sustainability in Dining Services, visit or contact Judy Gipper at or (269) 387‐4844.