Past Summits

2014 Michigan Good Food Summit

The 2014 Good Food Summit was held on October 27-28, 2014 and brought together approximately 420 people for a high-energy day of learning and networking around the future of food in Michigan!

2014 Good Food Summit Detailed Agenda


Breakout Session Powerpoints:

Breakout Session 1: Brown

Breakout Session 2: Baas

Breakout Session 2: Nyquist

Breakout Session 2: Shreve

Breakout Session 2: Smith

Breakout Session 5: Kimelman

Breakout Session 5: Oliver-King

Breakout Session 6: Broadbent

Breakout Session 6: Freeman

Breakout Session 6: Montri

Breakout Session 6: Uganski

Breakout Session 8: Pinard and Yaroch

Breakout Session 8: Pirog



2012 Michigan Good Food Summit

Held on June 14, 2012, the second Michigan Good Food Summit also convened over 350 people for a report on progress and success stories since 2010 and strategy sessions on key topic areas of the charter.


2012 Michigan Good Food Summit Agenda  

Strategy Session Notes

Session 1: Local Purchasing Campaign

Session 2: Farmer Capacity

Session 3: Food Hubs

Session 4: Double Up Food Bucks

Session 5: Youth Resources

Session 6: Retail Initiatives

Session 7: Food Processing Infrastructure



2010 Michigan Good Food Summit

Held on February 25, 2010, the first Michigan Good Food Summit brought together over 350 people from across Michigan to provide input on proposed goals and priorities for the state. This input was then used to develop the first draft of the charter.


2010 Michigan Good Food Summit Agenda

Video recordings of the presentations given at the Michigan Good Food Summit can be seen below.

Mike Hamm, MSU - A Vision for Michigan's Food System

Anne Scott, MSU - Youth Engagement and Opportunity Work Group

Celeste Rabaut, Consultant - Healthy Food Access Work Group

Susan Schmidt, The Henry Ford - Institutional Food Purchasing Work Group

Rob Sirrine, MSU Extension Leelanau County - Farm Viability and Development Work Group

Patty Cantrell, Michigan Land Use Institution - Food System Infrastructure Work Group

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