Briefing Notes

Briefing Note 1: Attempts to organize the Flint food system

May 29, 2020

In order to identify ways to improve Flint’s food system in the future, we must understand past attempts to organize the food system.

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Briefing Note 2: Values about the Flint food system

June 26, 2020

What does a desirable future food system look like in Flint? We carried out visioning workshops to identify sixteen values that represent the community's priorities.

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Briefing Note 3: History of food in Flint

August 24, 2020

To understand why Flint’s food system functions as it does today, we need to understand its history. One of our first research activities was to co-create a timeline of significant events that impacted the structure and function of the current food system.

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Briefing Note 4: Ranking food system values

August 24, 2020

Flint residents were interviewed about their priorities for a desirable food system and were asked to rank values from most to least important.

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Briefing Note 5 - Food System Values: Government and Philanthropic Perspectives

May 11, 2022

What does a desirable future food system look like in Flint to government and philanthropic leaders? Read this briefing note to explore our findings.

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