Strengthen your communications resume and skills while helping spread the word about inspiring local food systems progress in Michigan and nationwide. Apply before March 9, 2018.
This position will support the creation and maintenance of data management systems and data analysis and reporting for multiple research projects including the Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) national survey and the National Food Hub Survey.
This position will support outreach and business assistance efforts that will allow Michigan food production, processing and distribution businesses to build capacity and increase healthy food access in low-income urban and rural communities.
It's now easier to access 171 curated references on structural racism in the U.S. food system. A Zotero library is now available for the fifth edition of Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System.
The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) requests applications for a graphic designer (individual or firm) to produce promotional and event materials for the October 2018 Michigan Good Food Summit
The Flint Fresh Mobile Market and its Veggie Box subscription program, two new, innovative food access initiatives in Flint, will have a permanent base of operations in the form of a 26,800 square foot building on Flint’s east side in the spring of 2018.
Food system infrastructure makes possible every step from growing food to selling and eating it, and it is a key priority area of Michigan Good Food Charter.
Double Up Food Bucks is growing in Michigan thanks to new federal, state, and philanthropic support. USDA awarded Fair Food Network a $3.5 million grant to expand and innovate the Double Up program in Michigan, Colorado and New York.
Renowned food policy analyst and writer Wayne Roberts' features the Michigan Local Food Council Network in a recent blog post on his visit to Michigan.
This August, the Lansing-based NorthWest Initiative (NWI) launched its new mobile farmer’s market program to bring the bounty of Michigan fruits and vegetables into food insecure communities and bridge the food access gap.
The Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project is dedicated to local efforts to develop a healthier food system. That means all community members have access to affordable and nutritious food that is produced locally using environmentally sound practices.
The Michigan Local Food Council Network has awarded seed grants to six local food councils across Michigan. This is the second round of seed grants funded by the Network in 2017.
FoodCorps teams are hard at work in six Michigan schools, helping kids learn where their food comes from, how it’s grown and how to make healthy food choices. FoodCorps is an AmeriCorps service organization that connects kids to healthy food in school.
The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems requests proposals for a consultant (either a team or an individual) to guide the development of a plan to carry on the vision of the Michigan Good Food Charter after 2020.
A glance at opportunities to learn more about school gardening, including professional development workshops and educator certification centers throughout Michigan, surrounding states and elsewhere in the US.
Hoophouses for Health is a program designed to increase vulnerable children and families’ access to good food while at the same time expanding the good food infrastructure and season extension capacity of Michigan farmers.
On June 15, the Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities, launched a new Petoskey office to support an expansion of the organization’s farm to school, food access, and farmer support projects.
Michigan is the second most agriculturally diverse state in America and leads the nation in the production of several crops, including: tart cherries, blueberries, dry black beans, and squash.
Residents who struggle with food access typically live in remote rural areas or poor urban neighborhoods where stores with healthy food options either do not exist or are too far away to conveniently access.