Good Food in Action

  • Attendees at a food hub visioning session. Photo courtesy of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

    State Funding for Food Hubs Expected

    Published on April 1, 2012

    Governor Rick Snyder has allocated $1 million in his budget toward the development of regional food hubs and value added agriculture grants and programs in order to increase economic and rural development in the state.

  • New USDA Resource Highlights Michigan Stories

    Published on March 2, 2012

    The Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food Compass offers a map and case studies on USDA-supported local and regional food systems projects across the country.

  • Governor Snyder visits Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS). Photo courtesy of Michigan Land Use Institute.

    Northwest Michigan Advocates for "10 Cent Solution"

    Published on March 2, 2012

    One of the 25 agenda priorities in the charter calls for implementing a reimbursement program to provide an additional 10 cents per school meal for the purchase of Michigan-grown fruits and vegetables.

  • Photo courtesy of guyadamec.com and Creative Communications Co.

    DUFB in Action at the Flint Farmers' Market

    Published on December 1, 2011

    The Flint Farmer's Market has piloted an innovative wireless technology system to administer the Fair Food Network's Double Up Food Bucks Program that makes it even easier for farmers, customers and market managers to participate.

  • New Farm & Food Action Council Kicks off in Clinton County

    Published on November 1, 2011

    The newly-formed Farm & Food Action Council of Southern Clinton County approved their structure and bylaws on October 25, 2011, with a mission to serve as a catalyst for opportunities and partnerships that support healthy food from the farm to the plate.

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