The 2016 Michigan Good Food Summit will be held on October 28, 2016. Whether you're a food consumer, grower, buyer, advocate, educator, or policymaker, come to connect with others who want to further good food.
In the coming months, ICMA will release the full findings from its survey on local government engagement in food system activities.
Concentration and Power in the Food System Who Controls What We Eat? Book by Philip H. Howard Associate Professor at Michigan State University.
CRFS Senior Fellow Mike Hamm uses a case study to show why a broad range of multi-disciplinary researchers should be consulted when studying the environmental implications of dietary choices.
Through a USDA Beginning Farmer & Rancher Development Grant the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems, Michigan Food and Farming Systems and MSU Student Organic Farm will provide a limited number of $2,000 stipends to beginning farmers in Michigan.
Pirog will guide CRFS as it continues to engage partners across Michigan, the United States and the world in developing regionally integrated sustainable food systems through applied research, education and outreach.
Highlights from "Michigan Farm to School Marketplace" at the SNAM conference, where MFIN and Michigan Farm to School staff and partners enjoyed networking with school food service professionals and each other.
The Center for Regional Food Systems was highlighted in a report published in November 2015 by the University of Minnesota.
Senior associate director, Rich Pirog, expressed how his two decades with the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University prepared him for his work in the Michigan local foods movement.
There is a shortage of agricultural education teachers - in Michigan and nationwide - which means that these programs are in danger of shutting down.
The Managing Hoophouses and High Tunnels for Year-Round Farming Success course is focused on year-round production and covers topics such as site selection, construction recommendations, crop planning, crop scheduling, soil management, and more.
Michigan State University Student Organic Farm in collaboration with MSU Center for Regional Food Systems rolled out the first workshop of the newly established Farmer Field School series.
The MSU Center for Regional Food Systems has received a $450k continuation grant from the Kresge Foundation to expand the Michigan Food Hub Network.
New Report on Food Safety Pilot Project in the Upper Peninsula explored how a group-based farm-based food safety certification process could benefit small farmers.
CRFS Director Mike Hamm critiques the notion that smaller scale and alternative production strategies can feed the U.S. population and also considers a middle path of scale and production diversity.
CRFS Director Mike Hamm discusses contested issues that are linked to the challenges posed by growing urbanization. This is the first of a two-part blog looking at scale and production strategy.
CRFS Director Mike Hamm discusses contested issues that are linked to the challenges posed by growing urbanization. This is the second in a short series in which Hamm explores the value of city-region food systems, obstacles to their development.