Good Food in Action

  • 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.

  • The Farm to Early Childhood Programs guide was published on June 12, 2015.

    Farm to Early Childhood Programs Guide Published

    Published on July 21, 2015

    Published on June 12, 2015, the Farm to Early Childhood Programs: Step-by-Step Guide from CRFS provides tools and resources to help early childhood program providers of all types and sizes purchase and use local foods in their meals and snacks.

  • An example of a farmers market cooking demonstration. Photo courtesy Alice Henneman.

    Farmers Market cooking demonstrations under a new MDARD License

    Published on June 10, 2015

    A new Food Establishment license has been created for farmers markets that wish to host cooking demonstrations and offer samples of the food prepared. It is designed to improve food safety and help markets serve their customers.

  • Local food council members gather on May 27, 2015 at the first official MLFCN meeting. Photo courtesy Megan Masson-Minock.

    The Michigan Local Food Council Network

    Published on June 10, 2015

    The Michigan Local Food Council Network brings together food councils in order to build their individual and collective capacities to work on food and food policy issues, operate effectively, and engage their communities.

  • The role and actions of the Michigan Good Food Steering Committee

    Published on April 13, 2015

    The Michigan Good Food Initiative is a statewide effort to promote, implement and track progress towards the goals of the Michigan Good Food Charter, and its steering committee has been an important guide and advocate in this initiative.

  • Image courtesy of Jude Barry.

    ICC Food Policy Subcommittee

    Published on April 13, 2015

    Since the transition of the Michigan Food Policy Council to the new Interdepartmental Collaboration Committee (ICC) Food Policy Subcommittee, the goals and activities of the Food Policy Council have been redirected to the new ICC Food Policy Subcommittee.

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