About the Upper Peninsula Food Exchange

The U.P. Food Exchange is a resource portal for farmers, businesses, and individuals looking to participate in the local food system. UPFE supports local food projects of all kinds, including policy work, community education, food safety, business development, farm to school, and more. Key to the work of the U.P. Food Exchange is the UPFE Online Marketplace, a food hub that aggregates local food products for institutions and retail in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. 

The U.P. Food Exchange is a collaboration between many businesses and organizations working together to support local food and the goals of the Michigan Good Food Charter. This ensures that resources and services are shared across the Upper Peninsula. Services include: 


Who do I contact to get involved in my region?

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Central & Eastern Region
Sarah Monte, Outreach Director, Marquette Food Co-op
906.225.0671 x 723
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Rachael Pressley, Assistant Regional Planner
Western U.P. Planning & Development Region (WUPPDR)
906.482.7205 x 116