Call for nominations for the MFIN advisory committee
Published on January 23, 2023
For the 2023 calendar year, MFIN seeks nominations for Michigan-based advisory committee members to represent institutional food programs and local and regional supply chains.
Join the Michigan CSA Network Listserv
Published on November 17, 2022
Listserv will connect network of CSA farmers and support organizations.
MSU Extension seeking childcare providers to participate in innovative CSA, nutrition program
Published on November 3, 2022
By connecting caregivers to community farmers, Growing Healthy Eaters will increase access to local produce, educate providers about nutrition and teach children about gardening and agriculture.
Meet the 2022 Michigan Grow More Award Recipients
Published on October 19, 2022
We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Michigan Grow More Award.
Making local food the norm for schools, early care and education sites, and other institutions
Published on April 27, 2022
A glimpse at some of the ways MSU Center for Regional Food Systems is connecting farmers, schools, ECE sites, and other institutions.
Published on December 14, 2021
Join us at MSU Center for Regional Food Systems in reflecting on 2021 in our year-end message.
Learning and acting together for racial equity
Published on February 10, 2021
In our first-ever at a glance update, we are sharing highlights of how we and our partners are changing to work more equitably and inclusively.
10 Cents a Meal Grants Awarded to 138 Statewide Applicants
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.
Reflecting on inspiration from 2020
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.
Healthy, Michigan-grown food for Michigan’s youngest eaters
Published on November 24, 2020
$90,900 grant will grow connections between early care and education providers and food producers.
Michigan’s Cucumber Crunch, a summertime farm to institution celebration
Published on August 14, 2020
Serve Michigan cucumbers during August to celebrate the Crunch.
CRFS Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Published on March 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges and concerns to our tables. Please email us if you have a need that we may be able to help with.
Six tips for hosting a food summit
Published on March 13, 2020
Bring diverse voices together to share a collective story about our food system, network, and begin writing the next chapter.
Your Good Food Story, Your Photos
Published on March 12, 2020
Apply by March 31 to get a camera and training or a professional photo shoot!
What will it take to advance good food in Michigan? We want to hear from you!
Published on February 24, 2020
We need your help to ensure the updated Michigan Good Food Charter provides a robust foundation for the road ahead.
Three Michigan institutions reach milestones for local food purchasing
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.
10 Cents a Meal Program Successes Featured on WGVU Radio
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.
Four Michigan institutions recognized for exceptional Farm to Institution achievements
Published on October 22, 2018
Two hospitals, one senior program and one school district are recognized with Cultivate Michigan awards for reaching key milestones toward the Michigan Good Food Charter goal of purchasing 20% Michigan food by 2020.
Michigan Joins National Leaders and Local Food Advocates at 9th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference
Published on April 2, 2018
Attendees of the National Farm to Cafeteria Conference will learn best practices, network with likeminded communities and bring home creative solutions that will help to nourish people and the economy.
Ten Cents A Meal Program a Success in Providing Local Produce to Michigan Schools
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.