Person of the Week: Tricia Phelps!
The chief executive officer of Taste the Local Difference dedicates her time to helping local farmers markets and thousands of local food partners get the technical assistance they need to transition to online ordering systems during this pandemic. Tricia was able to negotiate online software discounts for local food providers, aiding in providing fresh produce to Michigan families without increasing community spread of the virus. Tricia plans to advocate for the value of locally-grown food and Michigan’s agriculture industry on a national level through collaborative research, media, and content creation.
For all that she does– Tricia Phelps receives this weeks title of person of the week!
Now, if you know of someone who is working hard in their community or maybe someone who goes above and beyond for others and you’d like to give them the recognition they deserve — send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or send us a message on our newsnet northern Michigan Facebook page!
Tell us who you’d like to nominate -and why you think they should receive that title-because every week we’ll broadcast one of these nominees as newsnet northern Michigan’s “person of the week”