Good Food in Action

  • A Bite-sized Look at Progress on Good Food Access

    Published on March 9, 2017

    Snapshots of Michigan's progress on all 25 priorities filled the 2016 Good Food Charter report card. We think it's so important to recognize these accomplishments that we've created this bite-sized look highlighting a few of the successes!

  • Farm to Early Child Care Mini Webinar Series

    Published on November 22, 2016

    Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) centers around buying and using fresh, local foods in early childcare and education programs. Farm to ECE can include activities such as children's gardens, educational activities and farm field trips.

  • Label, Label, What’s on the Table?

    Published on October 21, 2016

    Food labels are everywhere, but it is not always clear what labels mean and how to use them to identify a farm product. We are excited to learn more about food labels and why different Michigan farmers and processors invest in labels.

  • Michigan Good Food Fund for Local Food Entrepreneurs

    Published on September 8, 2016

    Learn how the Michigan Good Food Fund is growing good food businesses from farm to fork across the state while promoting healthy food access, entrepreneurship, and racial equity in the food system and beyond.

  • Local beef slider with fries and drink. Photo credit: Beth Wernette via

    Local Meats Join the Good Food Dialogue in Michigan

    Published on August 24, 2016

    The demand for local meats, poultry, dairy, and eggs in Michigan is growing. In this article, Noel Bielaczyc of the Michigan Meat Network explains how the network is helping producers bring local meat to the table.

  • Summit Registration Now Open!

    Published on August 9, 2016

    Registration is now open for the 2016 Michigan Good Food Summit. This one-day event is a unique opportunity for anyone interested in advancing health and economic development through Michigan food systems.

  • Empowering Youth to Create Change

    Published on August 4, 2016

    A unique Traverse City youth program, "The Quest," uses creative expression to help youth connect to the local food movement and find their voices for change. Come see The Quest performance in person at the Good Food Summit on October 28!

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