News

  • CRFS Welcomes New Associate Director

    Published on May 14, 2014

    On May 19, Karen Sturdivant will join the staff of CRFS in a newly-created position of Managing Associate Director.

  • CRFS at New Partners for Smart Growth Conference in Denver

    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.

  • 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.

  • Michigan institutions expand local food purchasing

    Published on May 31, 2013

    Recent surveys by the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) demonstrate that many institutions are eager to put more local food on their menus and area farmers are interested in supplying it.

  • 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.

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