A public service announcement on the Michigan Farm Radio Network, alerting listeners to the Michigan Good Food Summit 2014.
Attendees of the 2014 Michigan Good Food Summit on October 28 will be treated to a special musical performance by the Food Warriors. This performance will be followed by a keynote panel on fairness in Michigan's food system.
The opening keynote address of the 2014 Michigan Good Food Summit on October 28 in Lansing will feature three leaders in Michigan's farm to school movement coming from three different sectors of the food system.
We define good food as food that is healthy, green, affordable and fair…but what does "fair" mean for workers in Michigan's food system?
October is National Farm to School month! National Farm to School Month was advocated for by the National Farm to School Network and was officially designated by Congress in 2010.
Oran B. Hesterman, Ph.D, will provide the closing keynote address for the third Michigan Good Food Summit on October 28, 2014 at the Lansing Center.
In just 5 weeks, the third Michigan Good Food Summit will be returning to Lansing! The evening before the main Summit sessions, on Monday, October 27th, a special showing of the 2014 film, Cesar Chavez, will be presented, along with a networking reception.
One-Day Event Hosts Educational Sessions and Trade Show Featuring Over 160 Michigan-made Food and Agricultural Products
Michigan Farm to School trainings are a great opportunity for schools, early childcare programs, farmers, and other organizations interested in learning about farm to school or farm to early childcare and preschool.
With support from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development's Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, the U.P. Food Exchange, Kinexus and Morse Marketing Connections are offering workshops geared toward specialty crop farmers.
The Michigan Green Healthcare Committee (MGHC) is hosting its 7th Annual Conference on Oct. 9, 2014, at Grand Valley State University's Eberhard Center, in Downtown Grand Rapids.
The Food Bank Council of Michigan is hosting free trainings based on Michigan's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
August is prime season to be preparing for and planting crops for fall and winter hoophouses and other season extension methods.
The Lexicon of Sustainability is calling leaders in food and farming to become a Lexicon of Sustainability Curator for their Pop Up Art Shows. The shows consist of 24 art pieces, which educate and spur conversations around food systems.
Last month, the Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) published a report entitled "Bridging the Gap: Connecting Michigan Families with Local Food and Farmers 2013 SNAP Bridge Card Usage at Michigan Farmers Markets."