Published on November 2, 2022
Explore approaches for engaging students with learning about, and influencing, their food options.
Published on August 11, 2022
10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms benefits school children and supports Michigan farmers.
All About Beans: A Summary of Legumes in the 2020-2021 Year of 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms Program
Published on July 11, 2022
This report uses 10 Cents data from SY2020-21 to describe the purchase and use of legumes by grantees.
Published on November 15, 2021
The Michigan Farm to Institution Network management team compiled a farm to school track for the 2020 School Nutrition Association of Michigan Annual Conference. Here we offer that set of short how-to and reporting sessions from the virtual conference.
Published on November 12, 2021
How did Michigan benefit from 10 Cents a Meal in 2020-2021? The Michigan Department of Education submits a report every year to the state legislature about 10 Cents a Meal, to which 10 Cents partners contribute.
What a Dime Can Do: Impacts of Michigan’s 10 Cents a Meal Program - Michigan Farm to Institution Network Virtual Network Meeting
Published on September 30, 2021
In this meeting, you’ll learn about the impacts of 10 Cents a Meal in its pilot years (2016-2019) as speakers share results from the new What a Dime Can Do evaluation report.
Published on September 27, 2021
How have Michigan kids, farmers, and food businesses benefited from 10 Cents a Meal? These nine topic-specific summaries present findings from 10 Cents pilot data collected between 2017 and 2020.
Published on April 8, 2021
Farmers and food distributors can watch this info session recording to learn more about 10 Cents a Meal, including who it reaches, how it works, and results it has produced.
Published on March 12, 2021
This training for 10 Cents Grantees in 2020-2021 school year includes a primer on procurement, sources and resources for purchasing local foods, and testimonials from school food service directors about their farm to school experiences .
Published on August 26, 2020
How did 10 Cents a Meal support children, food service directors, and farmers in the 2018-19 school year? View the evaluation survey results of the program's third year! An executive summary is also available.
Published on July 31, 2020
This resource describes how 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan’s Kids & Farms works and the impacts it can have. This state-funded pilot program matches what schools spend on Michigan-grown fruits, vegetables, and legumes with grants of up to 10 cents per meal.
Published on February 21, 2020
What progress did Cultivate Michigan members make toward the goal of sourcing 20% Michigan foods by 2020?
Published on March 21, 2019
How did Michigan benefit from 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids and Farms? Read about the impacts in the Michigan Department of Education's 2018-2019 Legislative Report.
Published on February 27, 2019
What were the impacts of 10 Cents a Meal in 2017-18? View the survey results of the program's second year! The full report and the executive summary are available here.
Published on March 20, 2018
The Michigan Department of Education 2017-2018 Legislative Report on the 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids & Farms pilot program.
Published on December 21, 2017
These reports summarize the results of the 2016-2017 pilot of 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids and Farms, a project that provides up to 10 cents per meal in match funding for participating schools to purchase and serve Michigan-grown products.
Published on March 29, 2017
This mid-year legislative report on the 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids and Farms incentive pilot program outlines initial results and impacts.