Below are brand assets and guidance for using the brand assets of the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems and related initiatives.
Center for Regional Food Systems
The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) engages the people of Michigan, the United States and the world in developing regionally integrated sustainable food systems. CRFS extends MSU’s pioneering legacy of applied research, education and outreach by catalyzing collaboration and fostering innovation among the diverse range of people, processes and places involved in regional food systems. 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 Good Food: food that is healthy, green, fair and affordable. Learn more at foodsystems.msu.edu and connect on Twitter and Facebook @MSUCRFS.
Michigan Good Food Charter
The Michigan Good Food Charter is a roadmap for a food system that is rooted in local communities and centered on good food.
National Farm to School
MSU Center for Regional Food Systems Farm to Institution Specialist, Colleen Matts is a Core Partner in the National Farm to School Network.
The National Farm to School Network is the leading voice for the U.S. farm to school and farm to early care and education movement, providing information, advocacy and networking for communities working to bring local food sourcing, school gardens and food and agriculture education into school systems and early care and education settings. Learn more and get involved at farmtoschool.org
Michigan Farm to School
For more information visit the Michigan Farm to School page.
Cultivate Michigan works toward the Michigan Good Food Charter goal that Michigan institutions source 25% of their food from Michigan sources by the year 2025. Cultivate Michigan is a campaign of the Michigan Farm to Institution Network, a group of practitioners, supporters and advocates all sharing common goals to help Farm to Institution programs grow. The Michigan Farm to Institution Network and Cultivate Michigan are co-coordinated by the Michigan State University (MSU) Center for Regional Food Systems and the Ecology Center with support from MSU Extension.