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Webinar: Western U.P. Community Food Survey Results

June 14, 2023 | By Emilie Jacques

The community is invited to join a free webinar on Wednesday, June 28 at 11 a.m. to learn about the results of a food survey sent out to residents of Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw and Ontonagon county residents. 

  • When: Wednesday, June 28 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

What you'll learn

  • Explore what makes our communities unique in terms of food access, utilization, procurement, interest, support.
  • Analyze the similarities and differences between counties and compare them to the state and national data.
  • Analyze what language came from USDA Food Security assessment vs our own development, etc.


  • To update community partners working in food systems, food access, and food education on WUP food survey results.
  • To punctuate and celebrate what our communities are already doing well in terms of food systems engagement, interest, etc.
  • To highlight the data that reflects our unique communities.
  • To expand our knowledge, there are no other surveys like the Western UP Food Survey, especially for rural areas. 

Meet the hosts

Dr. Angie Carter | Michigan Technological University

Meghan Jaszczak, RD | Copper Shores Community Health Foundation

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Emilie Jacques

Emilie Jacques

"I graduated from Michigan Tech with a B.S. in Psychology, a minor in Communication Studies, and a minor in Media Production. I love the outdoors and DnD." You can reach Emilie at