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Directory: Schools and Camps

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Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools

Buyer: Jason Maday

Address: 123 E. Eleventh St., Traverse City, 49684

Phone: 231-946-6353

Email: jmaday@gtacs.org

Number of facilities: 4

Number of students: 1000

Deliveries: Depending on the products and minimum order requirements - most deliveries will be directed to the St. Francis/Holy Angels campus located between 10th and 11th Streets between Cass and Union in Traverse City. Our other locations are Immaculate Conception at 3rd and Division and St. Elizabeth on Three Mile east of Hammond Road. Time of day is negotiable with the exception of not being able to accept deliveries during lunch service from 11 am to 1:30 pm"

Payment options: An invoice is preferred.  GTACS will respect the payment terms of the seller.

Months: All Year

Glen Lake Community Schools

Buyer: Gene Peyerk

Address: 3375 W. Burdickville, Maple City, MI, 49664

Phone: 231-334-3061

Email: foodservice@glenlake.k12.mi.us

Number of facilities: 1

Number of students: 834

Deliveries: 1 delivery location between 6:30-1:30PM

Payment options: 30 day invoice

Months: All Year

Product categories: Fruit, Vegetables

Products: Apples, Carrots, Onions, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Potatoes, Tomatoes (Bushel cases- Apples, pears, peaches, and plums. Root vegetables- Potatoes, onions, carrots, turnips, etc. Tomatoes- depending on cost.)

Kalkaska Public Schools

Buyer: Molly Dalton, Food Service Director

Address: PO BOX 580, Kalkaska, MI, 49646

Phone: 231-258-4630

Email: mdalton@kpschools.com

Number of facilities: 5

Number of students: 1600

Deliveries: Kalkaska High School Delivery times 6:00am - 10:00am or 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Payments: Monthly

Months: All Year

Product category: Fresh ready to eat fruits and vegetables.

School: Montessori Children's House

Buyer: Kristina Weidenfeller

Address: 5363 North Long Lake Rd., Traverse City, 49685

Web: www.traversechildrenshouse.org

Phone: 231-929-9325

Number of facilities: 1

Number of students: 220

Deliveries: One location, off of North Long lake road- across from TC west. Morning delivery preferred

Payment: Invoice or cash

Months: All Year

Product categories: Eggs, Fish, Flowers, Frozen Products, Fruit, Grain, Herbs, Meat, Nursery Plants, Specialty Products, Vegetables

Products: Apples, Apricots, Asparagus, Basil, Beans, Beef, Bison, Blackberries, Blueberries, Buffalo, Butter, Carrots, Chamomile, Cheese, Cherries, Chicken, Corn, Currants, Dried fruit, Duck, Garlic, Geese, Grapes, Green beans, Lake trout, Lamb, Lettuce, Maple syrup, Melons, Nectarines, Onions, Peaches, Pears, Peas, Peppermint, Peppers, Perch, Perennials, Plums, Pork, Potatoes, Pumpkins, Rainbow trout, Raspberries, Rhubarb, Salmon, Shallots, Spinach, Squash, Strawberries, Table Grapes, Tomatoes, Turkey, Walleye, Whitefish, Yarn, Yogurt

Preferences: No pesticides, growth hormones, or antibiotics

Traverse City Area Public Schools

Buyer: Kristen Misiak, Foodservice Director

Address: 1180 Cass Rd., Traverse City, MI, 49684

Phone: 231-933-1911

Email: misiakkr@oper.tcaps.net

Number of facilities: 20

Number of students: 11,000

Payments: Weekly invoices w/monthly payments

Months: All Year

Preferences: We currently use an informal bidding method that is sent to individual farms early to mid-August prior to each school year's commencement

Northport Public School

Buyer: Janis Groomes, Food Service Director

Address: 104 Wing Street, Northport, MI, 49670

Phone: 231-386-5153

Email: jamusolf@yahoo.com

Number of facilities: 1

Number of students: 156

Deliveries: One location in Northport. Once a week or everyother week

Payments: Invoice

Months: All Year

Preferences: No nut products

School: St Mary's School

Buyer: Mary Jo Airo, FSD

Address: 406 E Savidge, Spring Lake, MI, 49456

Phone: 616-844-5110

Email: maryjoairo@yahoo.com

Number of facilities: 1

Number of students: 180

Deliveries: 1 location, on M-104, in Spring Lake, MI (Ottawa Co) across river from Grand Haven, receive school days, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Payments: 15 to 30 days

Months: All Year

Preferences: Certificate of Insurance, proper temperatures, clean truck, meet MDE requirements

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