Resources

Brief/Fact Sheets

  • Cultivate Michigan 2017 Data Brief

    Published on May 29, 2018

    This brief summarizes progress to date of the Cultivate Michigan institutional local food purchasing campaign since launching in 2014.

Guides

  • Garden to Cafeteria: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Published on January 7, 2016

    This Garden to Cafeteria Guide provides an approach for school garden educators and stakeholders, both experienced and newcomer, to successfully source products from school gardens for use in the cafeteria or food program.

Journal & Trade Magazine Articles

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Presentations

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Reports

Videos

  • A Cultivate Michigan Local Food Distribution Tour

    Published on January 18, 2016

    Offered in conjunction with the Michigan Green Healthcare Conference, this Cultivate Michigan tour highlights a local food distribution facility. Cherry Capital Foods provides only Michigan foods to Michigan customers, including institutions.

  • Blueberries Tour 2014: A Cultivate Michigan Video

    Published on December 10, 2015

    In this Cultivate Michigan tour Barbara Norman’s Farm and True Blue Farms Processing Plant describe how their farms operate with a special kind of local connection that Cultivate Michigan strives to make more common.

Webinars

  • Anchor Institutions in Action Webinar

    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.

  • Michigan MarketMaker

    Published on December 10, 2018

    MarketMaker connects producers, markets, and food lovers.

  • Cultivate Michigan 2017 Data Brief

    Published on May 29, 2018

    This brief summarizes progress to date of the Cultivate Michigan institutional local food purchasing campaign since launching in 2014.

  • 10 Cents a Meal Pilot: 2016-2017 Evaluation Results

    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.

  • 2015–2016 MI Farm to School Grant Program Report

    Published on June 29, 2017

    The MI Farm to School Grant Program is an effort to help food program providers overcome challenges and stimulate or sustain local food purchasing programs at K–12 schools and early childhood programs in Michigan.

  • Michigan Cherry Slurp: Event Overview Webinar

    Published on January 20, 2017

    This webinar provides an overview of the Cherry Slurp, introduces resources to support planning your own Slurp, and provides creative ideas to make your Slurp unique. There is also a recorded question and answer session.

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