Sustainable agriculture grants for training farm educators and graduate student research
Published on February 28, 2023
Apply by April for projects supporting people, resource protection, and long-term farm profitability.
New video series shares tips for farmers selling to local restaurants, retailers and institutions
Published on January 24, 2023
Hear insights from 14 farmers, food entrepreneurs and marketing experts.
Call for nominations for the MFIN advisory committee
Published on January 23, 2023
For the 2023 calendar year, MFIN seeks nominations for Michigan-based advisory committee members to represent institutional food programs and local and regional supply chains.
Third Year of Farm to Early Care and Education Implementation Grant Funding continues expansion of Michigan Farm to ECE efforts
Published on November 30, 2022
An additional $63,000 grant will support Michigan Farm to Early Care and Education efforts.
Join the Michigan CSA Network Listserv
Published on November 17, 2022
Listserv will connect network of CSA farmers and support organizations.
MSU Extension seeking childcare providers to participate in innovative CSA, nutrition program
Published on November 3, 2022
By connecting caregivers to community farmers, Growing Healthy Eaters will increase access to local produce, educate providers about nutrition and teach children about gardening and agriculture.
Meet the 2022 Michigan Grow More Award Recipients
Published on October 19, 2022
We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Michigan Grow More Award.
Nominate a childcare provider or farmer for the Michigan Grow More Award
Published on August 8, 2022
The Michigan Grow More Award is intended to acknowledge early care and education providers and farmers and food producers doing extraordinary work in farm to ECE. Nominate a farm to ECE champion by Friday, September 9.
Making local food the norm for schools, early care and education sites, and other institutions
Published on April 27, 2022
A glimpse at some of the ways MSU Center for Regional Food Systems is connecting farmers, schools, ECE sites, and other institutions.
Published on December 14, 2021
Join us at MSU Center for Regional Food Systems in reflecting on 2021 in our year-end message.
A second Farm to Early Care and Education Implementation Grant will further expand farm to ECE efforts in Michigan
Published on December 8, 2021
An additional $90,900 grant will grow connections between early care and education providers and food producers in Michigan.
Meet the 2021 Michigan Grow More Award Recipients
Published on October 27, 2021
We are excited to announce 7 early care and education sites as recipients of the first-ever Michigan Grow More Award.
Successful businesses and an equitable, sustainable local food value chain
Published on April 23, 2021
In this update, we share how we and our partners are supporting businesses and documenting the impact of the local food value chain.
Learning and acting together for racial equity
Published on February 10, 2021
In our first-ever at a glance update, we are sharing highlights of how we and our partners are changing to work more equitably and inclusively.
10 Cents a Meal Grants Awarded to 138 Statewide Applicants
Published on January 21, 2021
138 Michigan schools, school districts, and early childhood centers serving over 406,000 children have been awarded grants from the 10 Cents a Meal program to improve daily nutrition and eating habits for children.
Equity and collaboration for resilient local food systems across the U.S.
Published on December 30, 2020
More resilient and equitable local food systems nationwide is the focus of a three-year, $600,000 grant awarded to the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Reflecting on inspiration from 2020
Published on December 16, 2020
To our partners and supporters, thank you for all that you have done this year to advance a good food system in Michigan and nationally.
Healthy, Michigan-grown food for Michigan’s youngest eaters
Published on November 24, 2020
$90,900 grant will grow connections between early care and education providers and food producers.
CRFS Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Published on March 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges and concerns to our tables. Please email us if you have a need that we may be able to help with.
Your Good Food Story, Your Photos
Published on March 12, 2020
Apply by March 31 to get a camera and training or a professional photo shoot!