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Michigan Extension office collects food for 'Eat Smart' program


November 3, 2017


BESSEMER — The Michigan State University Extension office in Bessemer is still gathering food for the “Eat Smart Knapsack” program.

According to Ashley Dennis, the program is designed to provide in-need students in Gogebic County with a bag of nutritious and easy-to-prepare food over the winter and spring break. The plan is to supplement their home-cooked meals with healthy food as if they were still in school, only without the homework.

Dennis said the Extension office is filling each bag with the same products, so it is important people...

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