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.
Announcing a new report on Michigan’s food councils - what do they look like and what are they doing?
Published on August 12, 2019
Data is now available from a survey of Michigan’s local food councils.
Published on July 22, 2019
Healthy food access challenges in northeast and northwest Lower Michigan are described in two new reports from the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems.
Published on June 4, 2019
Are you looking for funding for your local food council? The Michigan Local Food Council Network is offering grants to Michigan food councils who want to build capacity and develop peer-to-peer connections.
In the News
Published on January 29, 2019 by Model D Media
Published on January 28, 2019 by Second Wave Michigan
Published on January 15, 2019 by Second Wave Michigan
Published on January 7, 2019 by Second Wave Michigan
Published on December 20, 2018 by Rapid Growth Media
January 23, 2020 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Monthly phone/video conference for the Michigan Local Food Council Network.
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.