Published on January 21, 2021
138 Michigan schools, school districts, and early childhood centers serving over 406,000 children have been awarded grants from the 10 Cents a Meal program to improve daily nutrition and eating habits for children.
Published on December 16, 2020
To our partners and supporters, thank you for all that you have done this year to advance a good food system in Michigan and nationally.
Published on November 20, 2019
Friendship Centers of Emmet County, West Ottawa School District, and Zeeland School District received Cultivate Michigan awards in recognition of their progress toward sourcing 20% Michigan foods by 2020.
Published on January 10, 2019
The nationally-recognized 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids and Farm program celebrates its many victories on WGVU's radio show Community Sustainable Voices.
Published on March 30, 2018
10 Cents a Meal for School Kids and Farms is improving the daily nutrition and eating habits of children and investing in the local food business economy.
Published on November 9, 2017
Agriculture saw gains in the Michigan fiscal year 2017-2018 budget over the summer. The budget brings more funding for emergency management, food safety, animal health and disease response, and infrastructure in the state.
Published on October 25, 2017
The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced the 2017-2018 school year grantees for the 10 Cents a Meal pilot program. Grants were awarded to school districts in 29 Michigan counties.
Published on April 10, 2017
Last May, michiganfood.org featured "10 Cents a Meal", a program that the state Legislature subsequently adopted as a pilot project. In March of this year, a report on the pilot was released to the Michigan Legislature.
Published on May 24, 2016
"10 Cents a Meal" is a project that provides schools with a financial match of up to 10 cents per meal to motivate school food service providers to purchase Michigan fruits and vegetables.