Published on June 9, 2015
CRFS Director Mike Hamm discusses contested issues that are linked to the challenges posed by growing urbanization. This is the second in a short series in which Hamm explores the value of city-region food systems, obstacles to their development.
Published on May 26, 2015
CRFS Director Mike Hamm discusses contested issues that are linked to the challenges posed by growing urbanization. This is the first in a short series in which Hamm explores the value of city-region food systems, obstacles to their development.
Published on May 6, 2015
From Field to Fork: Food Ethics for Everyone by Paul B. Thompson - W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural Food, and Community Ethics at MSU and CRFS Affiliate, will be released June 5 2015. It is available for pre-order on Amazon.
Published on April 2, 2015
Mike Hamm was one of two sustainability consultants to the 2015 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC). In this blog, Hamm responds to comments that misinterpret the 2015 DGAC report's findings about diet and sustainability.
Published on March 31, 2015
Mike Hamm compares three potential solutions to make urban agriculture more sustainable: fully indoor vertical farming, greenhouses and hoophouses.
Published on October 28, 2014
The Michigan Good Food Fund will improve the lives of Michigan children and families living in underserved communities throughout the state by expanding access to healthy foods, catalyzing economic development, and creating new permanent jobs.
Published on August 25, 2014
CRFS has been awarded two grants by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to support research and outreach on good food, Farm to School, and Hoophouses for Health projects.
Published on June 4, 2014
CRFS staff presented and participated in panels at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's 2014 Food & Community Gathering: Harvesting Change, held last month in Detroit.
Published on May 4, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced four grant awards to CRFS staff and affiliates to support local and regional food systems research.