Lynne Brown of Mid Michigan Consulting of teamed with Jane Bush of Grazing Fields and Paul Thompson, W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics of to host a Special Breakfast with Author Temple Grandin. Guests braved 6 new inches of snow for 7am, locavore breakfast prepared by Chef Dan Vernia and Katey Wietor. At Allen Market Place in Lansing. There were more than 80 guests in attendance.
Temple shared life stories and her wisdom on food, farming, autism, education and more for nearly an hour to our captivated audience and then signed books and DVDs of her 2010 movie “Temple Grandin” about her life story—staring actress, Claire Danes.
This event was a part of a Michigan Food and Farm Lecture Series with Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS)—A non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the many faces of farming, particularly our beginning and historically underserved farmers.
About Temple Grandin:
Author Temple Grandin, Ph.D., a pre-eminent advocate for people with autism and one of the nation’s foremost authorities on animal welfare.