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  • Food Day: October 24

    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.

  • 2013 Soil Seminar at Morgan Composting

    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.

  • Evaluating the Economic Impact of Local Food

    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.

  • Food Innovation Districts Guide Released

    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.

  • Job Posting

    Published on February 15, 2013

    CRFS seeks a specialist in food access & awareness in early childhood environments. The posting will be open until Thursday, Feb. 28.

  • Organic Farmer Training Program Accepting Applications

    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.

  • Local Food Resource Guide

    Published on September 21, 2012

    A guide of Michigan organizations working on food systems issues is now available.

  • Farm Succession Study

    Published on September 21, 2012

    Results of a 2011 survey of Michigan farmers about their retirement and succession plans are detailed in this report.

  • Financing Farming Report

    Published on July 5, 2012

    This newly-released report focuses on farm financing and expanding capital access in the the farming sector.

  • CRFS Receives Food Hub Grant

    Published on July 5, 2012

    A grant from The Kresge Foundation will support developing a food hub network in Michigan.

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