Fostering Farm-to-MSU Efforts: Research to Guide Closer Ties with Michigan Agriculture

August 31, 2010

The specific objective of this study was to learn about current local food purchasing practices at MSU and develop options and models that could enhance and strengthen MSU’s engagement in buying local and Michigan-produced food items.  The study, conducted by researchers from the C.S. Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems (now CRFS) at MSU and the MSU Product Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources, focuses on UFDS’s organizational structure, procurement policies and approaches, supply chain structure, current buy-local practices and future opportunities.

Fostering Farm-to-MSU Efforts: Research to Guide Closer Ties with Michigan Agriculture


Related Topic Areas

Economic Impact Analysis of Local and Regional Food Systems


Authors

Colleen Matts

Colleen Matts
517-432-0310
matts@msu.edu

Getachew Abatekassa, David S. Conner & Colleen Matts


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Center for Regional Food Systems

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