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.
Published on August 17, 2017
This August, the Lansing-based NorthWest Initiative (NWI) launched its new mobile farmer’s market program to bring the bounty of Michigan fruits and vegetables into food insecure communities and bridge the food access gap.
Published on August 9, 2017
The Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project is dedicated to local efforts to develop a healthier food system. That means all community members have access to affordable and nutritious food that is produced locally using environmentally sound practices.
Published on August 7, 2017
The Michigan Local Food Council Network has awarded seed grants to six local food councils across Michigan. This is the second round of seed grants funded by the Network in 2017.
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Webinar: Developing Michigan's Local and Regional Food System Workforce - Challenges and Opportunities (Part 3 of 4)
January 30, 2020 12:00PM - 12:30PM Webinar
This webinar will share results of a survey and interviews with local and regional food system employers showing challenges and opportunities in hiring a skilled workforce.
Webinar: Workforce Education and Training Opportunities in Michigan's Local and Regional Food System (Part 4 of 4)
February 13, 2020 12:00PM - 12:30PM Webinar
This webinar will provide a snapshot of education and training for the local and regional food system workforce.