Good Food in Action

  • Photo of the Grand Traverse Food Innovation Hub by Bill Palladino.

    Food Hub Filling Up

    Published on February 10, 2016

    The Grand Traverse Food Innovation Hub (GTFA) is filling up with new food businesses in Traverse City! The facility is designed to accelerate the growth of local food businesses and make lasting impacts on the regional economy.

  • Food Justice Fridays are hosted by People's Kitchen Detroit. Photograph by Marvin Shaouni.

    Can Detroit become a food-sovereign city?

    Published on February 9, 2016

    Food sovereignty is the ability of marginalized communities to not only have stake in the food system, but to control what they eat and how they eat it.

  • The panel on Race and Food Sovereignty took place on Oct. 26, 2015.

    Race and Food Sovereignty - an on-going conversation

    Published on December 8, 2015

    A recent panel on Race and Food Sovereignty hosted by the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems brought in leaders from around the state to speak on how their organizations are working toward food sovereignty in their communities.

  • Putting Good Food on the Policy Table

    Published on December 8, 2015

    Food is powerful because everyone eats. Yet, in the municipal daily grind, food doesn't rank high on the priority list, competing with budget decisions, emergency services and the crisis of the moment.

  • Photo courtesy MSU ANR Communications.

    Michigan Youth Engage in Global Food Access and Food Security Issues

    Published on September 16, 2015

    On August 10th, twelve Michigan youth attended the first-ever World Food Prize Michigan Youth Institute (WFP MIYI) event to learn about and engage in the related topics of food access, food security and feeding a growing global population.

  • Dr. Phillip Knight is the Executive Director of Food Bank Council of Michigan.

    Hunger is not inevitable.

    Published on September 14, 2015

    The Food Bank Council of Michigan (FBCM) and their statewide network of member food banks are amassing a team of strategic partners who are determined not only to see hunger retreat, but rather ensure every person in Michigan becomes food secure.

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