Characterizing Food Retail in Rural NE Michigan: Opportunities to Improve Healthy Food Access

November 10, 2015

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This research report inventories and characterizes the types of food retail establishments in northeast (lower) Michigan and suggests strategies to improve healthy food access in underserved areas of the region.

Report Authors:

  • Courtney Pinard, Research Scientist for the Gretchen Swanson Center for Nutrition
  • Chris Bardenhagen, Cooperative Development Specialist at MSU Product Center Food-Ag-Bio
  • Rich Pirog, CRFS Senior Associate Director


Characterizing Food Retail in Rural NE Michigan Opportunities to Improve Healthy Food Access

 

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Related Topic Areas

Michigan Good Food Charter, Michigan Good Food Charter Shared Measurement Project, Michigan Good Food Fund, Food and Community Connections


Authors

Rich Pirog

Rich Pirog
517-353-0694
rspirog@msu.edu

Courtney Pinard, Chris Bardenhagen, Rich Pirog


For more information visit:

Center for Regional Food Systems

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