• A variety of fresh produce at a farmers market.

    Food Access Opportunities within MI Food Retail Industry

    Published on June 22, 2017

    Residents who struggle with food access typically live in remote rural areas or poor urban neighborhoods where stores with healthy food options either do not exist or are too far away to conveniently access.

  • Seed Grants Now Available for Local Food Councils

    Published on June 1, 2017

    The Michigan Local Food Council Network (MLFCN) has announced a second round of its Seed Grant program. The Seed Grant program was developed for existing and developing Michigan local food councils, including food policy councils.

  • 3rd Annual Frugal Innovation Practicum

    Published on March 17, 2017

    Working side by side their peers from Malawi’s Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, students will engage food entrepreneurs in urban food markets to propose appropriate (or, frugal) solutions to food security challenges.