Published on July 5, 2019
Use this directory to connect with Michigan local food councils and food policy councils, statewide food and health associations, and Michigan State University Extension staff who work with local councils.
Published on June 18, 2019
This webinar series covers the basics and requirements for successful fund development to build your food council.
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 March 21, 2019
What motivates people to attend CRFS network convenings? How are summits and network meetings impacting participants? This report uses 586 evaluations collected from 2016 to 2018 to begin to answer such questions.
Published on January 22, 2018
Video recording of Curtis Ogden, speaking at November 29, 2017 convening of statewide leaders of food and health associations and local food councils on the importance of networks.
Published on January 19, 2018
This resource focuses on improving profitability in small and very small meat plants by managing retail inventory more effectively.
Published on July 11, 2017
Designed for local food system practitioners, this guide presents summaries and comparisons of several tools for assessing economic impact and growth, along with related examples.
Published on March 23, 2016
Andrea Brown led a presentation and discussion on how to transform the occasional event attendee into a dynamic leader and how to grow council membership beyond the usual participants.
Published on March 18, 2016
Andrea Brown, Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Planning, led a presentation and discussion on how to transform the occasional event attendee into a dynamic leader and how to grow council membership beyond the usual participants.
Published on November 11, 2015
This brief report summarizes the presentations and discussions at the October 8, 2015, Michigan Local Food Council Network meeting, held in Detroit.
Published on September 28, 2015
The Michigan Local Food Council Network held a webinar on public policy advocacy on August 6, 2015 shareding information on effectively advocating at the municipal level.
Published on July 10, 2015
This brief report summarizes the presentations and discussions at the inaugural Michigan Local Food Council Network meeting, held in Lansing on May 27, 2015.
Published on December 16, 2014
This report examines local food councils in the state of Michigan and the potential for developing a statewide network of local food policy councils and similar groups.