Published on May 4, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced four grant awards to CRFS staff and affiliates to support local and regional food systems research.
Published on April 30, 2014
Applications will be accepted until Monday, May 12, for a part-time position to conduct outreach activities and technical assistance with farmers in the Hoophouses for Health program.
Published on March 10, 2014
CRFS hosted "Advancing Healthy, Equitable Food Systems," in conjunction with the New Partners for Smart Growth Conference, offering many opportunities for local and regional food systems collaborators to connect and learn.
Published on February 15, 2014
The nine-month program at the MSU Student Organic Farm is taking applications through February 2015. Acceptance is rolling for the 2015 program, which begins in March. Merit and need-based scholarships are available.
Published on October 28, 2013
CRFS and the Wallace Center at Winrock International released findings from their 2013 National Food Hub Survey, showing growth in food hubs across the country.
Published on October 23, 2013
Thursday, Oct. 24, is Food Day, a nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. MSU will host events to celebrate and engage in discussion about our food system.
Published on August 1, 2013
CRFS Organic Farming Specialist Vicki Morrone will speak at the 2013 Soil Seminar, hosted by Morgan Composting, Inc. The event, "Layering of Good Practices to Build Healthy Soils," will take place Thursday, August 15.
Published on May 17, 2013
In early 2013, CRFS and the Union of Concerned Scientists convened economists and local food researchers to examine economic analyses of local and regional food systems. Results will be shared at a May 20 webinar and are presented in a brief publication.
Published on May 3, 2013
"Food Innovation Districts: An Economic Gardening Tool," provides guidance to planners, developers, elected officials and community advocates on supporting farm and food business collaboration and innovation.
Published on April 29, 2013
Surveys conducted by CRFS in 2012 show growing participation and interest in local food purchasing by both institutions and farmers.
Published on January 3, 2013
The nine-month program at the MSU Student Organic Farm is taking applications for 2014. Merit and need-based scholarships are available to assist new and beginning farmers in participating in this training.