Published on August 25, 2020
This webinar shares results from a qualitative study led by a racially diverse group of food system practitioners as to how U.S. based food hubs understand and operationalize engagement in racial equity work.
Published on April 16, 2020
In this webinar, members of the Racial Equity in the Food System workgroup share findings from a national survey of REFS webinar registrants and discuss how organizations are reaching their equity goals.
Published on April 10, 2020
Learn about selling through CSAs, farmers markets, and retail grocery. These webinars provide food and farm businesses with insight into industry adjustments to novel coronavirus and considerations for selling through that venue.
Published on March 30, 2020
These webinars from the Michigan Good Food Fund overview strategies and tips for sustaining your food business and assessing your cash flow in this rapidly changing environment.
Published on December 12, 2019
What does Michigan need in order to develop, train and maintain a workforce that can supply and sustain the market for local and regional food? Watch these webinars to find out.
Published on December 5, 2019
Learn about how and why African American communities are working together to enhance their food sovereignty.
Published on September 19, 2019
Learn how partnerships between First Nations communities and Extension can advance food sovereignty.
Published on July 22, 2019
Learn how metrics can help you make progress towards racial equity in food systems and beyond.
Published on June 18, 2019
This webinar series covers the basics and requirements for successful fund development to build your food council.
Published on June 10, 2019
Preliminary insights from research about food service operations at publicly-funded universities in Michigan are shared in this webinar.
Special Presentation: National Farm to School Network's Racial and Social Equity Assessment Tool for Farm to School Programs and Policy
Published on June 6, 2019
Learn more about a tool to assess and advance equity in farm to school programs and policies.
Published on May 7, 2019
Each 30-minute webinar in this series features a different Collaborative member and a tool or program they have used to measure farm to institution efforts.
Webinar - Land-Grant Institutions and Food Systems: Acknowledging historical disparities and exploring present-day equity initiatives
Published on April 23, 2019
What are organizations and administrators working with land-grant institutions doing to address inequities present since the inception of these institutions?
Published on February 28, 2019
In this special presentation, the Michigan Farm to Institution Network shares information about hospitals as anchor institutions and some of their strategies for workforce development, place-based investing, and local food purchasing.
Webinar - Building Racial Equity Within Cooperative Extension: Tools, Takeaways, and National Strategies
Published on December 17, 2018
A webinar highlighting tools, strategies, and takeaways to help professionals understand racial equity issues within their own organizations and include racial equity into programs they conduct within communities.
Published on August 1, 2018
This three-part series features guest speakers from states that, like Michigan, have visionary plans that guide their local food systems progress.
Published on May 2, 2018
A webinar intended to inspire Extension educators who want to make racial equity a more intentional part of their work – and an introduction to resources and tools to help do so.
Published on October 4, 2017
This webinar provides an overview of different tools that food systems practitioners can use to assess economic growth, including both standard commercial models and alternative, community-based approaches.