Published on October 9, 2019
Blended bean and meat products can be deployed as a strategy to help small and mid-sized regional producers and their processing partners increase sales to local institutional markets.
Published on June 28, 2019
A food access survey of Benzie and Antrim counties reveals ways that the food system can better serve community residents.
Growing a Local and Regional Meat Industry in Michigan: The Michigan Meat Network as a Case Study of Collective Impact Theory
Published on June 26, 2019
This report summarizes the collective impacts of the Michigan Meat Network.
Published on March 21, 2019
How did Michigan benefit from 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids and Farms? Read about the impacts in the Michigan Department of Education's 2018-2019 Legislative Report.
Published on February 27, 2019
What were the impacts of 10 Cents a Meal in 2017-18? View the survey results of the program's second year! The full report and the executive summary are available here.
Published on November 5, 2018
This report explores self-sustaining entrepreneurial fundraising strategies and activities and offers a creative pathway for evaluating strategies to fund Michigan's beginning farmer initiatives.
Published on October 22, 2018
This summary overview of the 2018 Michigan Good Food Report Card shares progress made toward the six goals of the Michigan Good Food Charter over the past two years.
Published on September 11, 2018
The results of the 2018 National Farm to Early Care and Education Survey are available for partners and supporters to use and share in their networks.
Published on May 7, 2018
The results of a 2016 food access pilot survey conducted in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Battle Creek, Michigan. These findings will help drive the ongoing food systems and racial equity work conducted by Good Food Battle Creek.
Published on April 10, 2018
The findings of a survey exploring Michigan livestock producers' interest in and capacity to serve demand for local meat products.
Published on March 27, 2018
This report presents the findings of the third National Food Hub Survey and the most current and comprehensive picture of food hubs in the United States to date.
Published on March 20, 2018
The Michigan Department of Education 2017-2018 Legislative Report on the 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids & Farms pilot program.
Published on February 26, 2018
This report provides an assessment of the Grand Rapids market for local and regional meat. The authors present demographics of the region and the meat processing facilities that are available.
Published on December 21, 2017
These reports summarize the results of the 2016-2017 pilot of 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids and Farms, a project that provides up to 10 cents per meal in match funding for participating schools to purchase and serve Michigan-grown products.