Michigan Tech partners with local businesses to strengthen western Higher Peninsula meals
techniques through the pandemic and further than.
It’s explained that to survive and prosper in Michigan’s Higher Peninsula, it will take a balanced
serving of “sisu” — a Finnish word that approximately interprets as “grit.” The term is
also apt for describing how researchers, overall health treatment industry experts and planners have
pivoted to assure Yoopers have access to nutritious, local meals and to gardening inspite of
the COVID-19 pandemic.
About the Researcher
Very last fall, Angie Carter, assistant professor of environmental and electrical power justice,