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:
- UPFE Online Marketplace
- UPFE cooler & dry storage rental for farms and food producers
- Public Food Summits
- Speakers Bureau
- Professional Training and Resources
- Farm to School Assistance
- Bi-weekly newsletter and social media to promote local food activities and information
Who do I contact to get involved in my region?
Central & Eastern Region
Sarah Monte, Outreach Director, Marquette Food Co-op
906.225.0671 x 723