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Julia Darnton is an MSU Extension educator serving Saginaw and Genesee counties in the areas of Community Food Systems and Leadership and Community Engagement in the Greening Michigan Institute. She has worked for MSU Extension since 2006. Julia received a Master’s Degree in Urban & Regional Planning from Michigan State University in 2010. In complement to her work in Community Food Systems, Julia is the Chairperson of the Downtown Saginaw Farmers’ Market and serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Michigan Farmers Market Association. Julia is an affiliate of the Center for Regional Food Systems at Michigan State University and works on projects around farmers markets, farm to institution purchasing, and food systems education. She also serves as a member of the Michigan Farm to Institution Network Outreach Subcommittee. Julia is proud to be part of the Leadership and Community Engagement team delivering programs on Facilitative Leadership.
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