The System Director of Healthy Living and Sustainability at Bronson has been changing the way the health system sources food for patients and employees at Bronson Healthcare.
The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) announces the appointment of an Assistant Director: Judith Barry. Barry began as Assistant Director effective May 1, 2017.
The Michigan Local Food Council Network (MLFCN) has announced a second round of its Seed Grant program. The Seed Grant program was developed for existing and developing Michigan local food councils, including food policy councils.
Existing and developing Michigan local food or food policy councils are eligible to apply for grants of up to $5,000, or $6,000 with matching funds.
This is the second in a five-part series updating readers on progress made in the five priority areas of the Michigan Good Food Charter agenda.
Working side by side their peers from Malawi’s Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, students will engage food entrepreneurs in urban food markets to propose appropriate (or, frugal) solutions to food security challenges.
The newly updated annotated bibliography offers briefings on 55 recent peer-reviewed and critiqued literature publications of national, regional, and local scope.
Six Michigan local food councils will receive seed grants from the Michigan Local Food Council Network. These grants will help new and existing food councils and food policy councils build their capacity and accomplish their goals.
The re-designed program will be a more robust learning platform for those who are committed to owning their own farm business, managing farm operations, or working with others on their paths to food production and sustainable agriculture.
The Michigan State University Student Organic Farm is seeking a Production Manager for its 15-acre certified organic year-round teaching farm.
Six healthy food retail projects in Detroit, Jackson, Flint, and Grand Rapids will share $380,000 in Catalytic Investment Awards from the Michigan Good Food Fund, a statewide loan fund working to increase healthy food access.
Nearly 500 people gathered to connect, learn, and collaborate in order to advance health and economic development through Michigan food systems from farm to fork.
A new brief published by the MSU Center For Regional Food Systems reports that Michigan Institutions participating in the Cultivate Michigan campaign reported spending nearly $3.5 million on Michigan-grown or Michigan-produced foods.
Existing and developing Michigan local food councils, including food policy councils, are eligible to apply for grants of up to $5,000, with the option of matching funds up to $1,000 ($6,000 total).
Submissions of citations for the fourth edition of CRFS's Annotated Bibliography of Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System are requested by October 30, 2016.
Research shows interest, opportunity, and potential from Migrant and Seasonal Head Start programs to expand farm to early care and education efforts.
The theme of the 2016 Good Food Summit is “Good Food for All: The road to 2020.” Participants will celebrate state and local successes, engage with sector-specific breakout tracks, network with others.
The “food hub” model is proving to be financially successful across a variety of legal structures and markets, according to a newly published report from the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems and the Wallace Center at Winrock International.
The MSU Center for Regional Food Systems is seeking abstracts for breakout sessions for the 2016 Michigan Good Food Summit. The Summit will address best practices in the field of "good food" - food that is healthy, green, fair, and affordable.