Our vision is a thriving economy, equity and sustainability for Michigan, the country and the planet through food systems rooted in local regions and centered on food that is healthy, green, fair and affordable.
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$90,900 grant will grow connections between early care and education providers and food producers.
Published on November 16, 2020
As Associate Director, Dr. Barry will continue to oversee day to day operations at CRFS and her programmatic work in workforce development. Additionally, she will oversee program support and have an expanded role in fund development efforts.
MSU Center for Regional Food Systems awarded grant to strengthen local food partnerships in Battle Creek and the Upper Peninsula
Published on October 23, 2020
A new project will connect food and farm business owners with networks and partners that can help them prosper.
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Senator Stabenow Announces $746,480 to Strengthen Local Food Economies in Southwest Michigan and the Upper Peninsula
Published on October 7, 2020 by Senator Debbie Stabenow
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November 24, 2020 2:00 PM Online
This webinar will share strategies for connecting with food hubs in your region to meet your nutrition incentive program's local food sourcing needs and goals.
December 7, 2020 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Loans are an important tool for growing any business. This series will prepare new and beginning farmers with the tools needed to approach a lender.
December 17, 2020 2:30PM – 4:00PM EST Online
Local food council networks from Kansas, Michigan, and North Carolina will discuss responses to COVID-19 in their work, the importance of using an equity lens, lessons learned, and where their work is going next.