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 July 21, 2017
Hoophouses for Health is a program designed to increase vulnerable children and families’ access to good food while at the same time expanding the good food infrastructure and season extension capacity of Michigan farmers.
Published on July 13, 2017
On June 15, the Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities, launched a new Petoskey office to support an expansion of the organization’s farm to school, food access, and farmer support projects.
Published on June 30, 2017
Michigan is the second most agriculturally diverse state in America and leads the nation in the production of several crops, including: tart cherries, blueberries, dry black beans, and squash.
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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.