Building the case for assessing and communicating statewide food system change through Michigan by better understanding the impact of good food efforts throughout Michigan.
The Michigan Good Food Charter Shared Measurement Project will build the case for assessing and communicating statewide food systems change in Michigan. In order to better understand the impacts of Good Food efforts throughout Michigan, this highly collaborative project will:
These shared metrics will help those participating in Michigan Good Food work in three key ways:
Common questions about the Michigan Good Food Charter Shared Measurement project
Q: Will the Shared Measurement project determine which foods should be characterized as green, healthy, fair, or affordable?
A: No, this project will not attempt to characterize foods according to the four elements of the Good Food definition. This project will look at measures that are easily obtainable and can help track changes in areas like: food access, Michigan food sales in various markets, and Michigan jobs created through increased sales to Michigan markets.