Eat Fresh and Grow Jobs, Michigan

September 15, 2006

Increased fresh market sales of Michigan fruits and vegetables have been demonstrated to have the ability to significantly boost employment and personal income across the state through improve the profitability of the state’s valuable farmland, grow job opportunities across the economy, and improve public health. Eat Fresh and Grow Jobs examines the impact when existing farmers have doubled or tripled their sale of fruits and vegetables to fresh produce markets.

Eat Fresh and Grow Jobs, Michigan


Related Topic Areas

Economic Impact Analysis of Local and Regional Food Systems


Authors

Mike Hamm

Mike Hamm
517-432-1611
mhamm@msu.edu

Patty Cantrell, David Conner, George Erickcek & Mike Hamm


For more information visit:

Center for Regional Food Systems

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