The Garden to Cafeteria Guide includes information on food safety practices and training information, resources for starting school gardens, and incorporating garden education, pricing guides for produce and meals, and harvest and sales logs.
This webinar, taking place on January 27 at 3 pm, will provide a summary of what the Michigan Good Food Charter Shared Measurement Project has so far learned through the key informant interview process.
CRFS is requesting proposals to coordinate a new network in Michigan to be comprised of representatives from local food councils, or similar groups, and other interested partners around the state.
The Michigan Food Policy Council (MFPC) is no longer in effect and its responsibilities have been consolidated within the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD).
In this webinar, Kathryn Colasanti and Michaelle Rehmann dug deeper into the collective assets and strengths present in Michigan's local food councils and explored what the gaps and needs are as we begin to form a statewide food council network.
The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners officially endorse their Council's 23 item policy agenda, but their County's Board of Commissioners also passed two resolutions that directly support their policy agenda.
The North Farm at the Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center, Chatham, MI is an incubator farm that specializes in diversified organic vegetable production and season extension in northern climates.
To recognize the diversity, size and success of Michigan food and agriculture businesses and organizations in the state, Corp! Magazine awarded their 2014 Michigan Food and Agriculture awards to a number of contributing businesses from across the state.
In 2014, progress continues on the Charter's goals and agenda priorities, with new initiatives and resources recently released strengthening the local food movement in Michigan.
Whitefish Township Community Schools, Paradise, Michigan is one example of a Michigan school that is supporting Goal 6 of the Michigan Good Food Charter.
Waterford School District, Mason Middle School in Waterford Township, Michigan is one example of a school that is supporting Goal 5 of the Michigan Good Food Charter.
American Indian Health and Family Services Fresh Food Share Program, Detroit, Michigan is one example of an organization that is supporting Goal 4 of the Michigan Good Food Charter.
Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan is one example of an institution that is supporting Goal 1 of the Michigan Good Food Charter.
The third Michigan Good Food Summit, hosted on October 28th, 2014 gathered approximately 425 people from across the state of Michigan at the Lansing Center in Lansing, Michigan.
Michigan State University has received funding to create the Food Processing and Innovation Center, a place for established companies to create and commercialize vibrant new food products
On October 14, A & W Daycare broke ground on a new school garden that they hope will be in full bloom this coming spring and will bring fresh herbs, garlic, onions, and other vegetables to the kitchen of the daycare.
On Friday August 15th, 2014, the Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) Food Hub Learning and Innovation Network convened for their 6th statewide meeting in Marquette, Michigan.