Providing collaboration, planning and action between stakeholders from the Northwest Lower Michigan food system, including growers, processors, preparers, packagers, distributors, servers, and retailers.
The Northwest Michigan Agriculture and Food System Sector Alliance provides collaboration, planning and action, and brings together stakeholders from the entire food system network, such as growers, processors, preparers, packagers, distributors, servers, and retailers.
Purpose and Long-term Objective
To convene local and regional farmers, businesses, government officials, and others to engage in a collaborative process to support and create jobs and enterprises throughout the regional farm and food system, and to shape training and educational programs that support farm and food entrepreneurs and workers.
A dynamic plan of action, generated through collaboration, providing a variety of innovative and achievable strategies that participating organizations will use to support sustainable, regional jobs and enterprises within the food system, recommend access to training and education, and strengthen the Alliance in the process.