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.
Published on February 24, 2020
We need your help to ensure the updated Michigan Good Food Charter provides a robust foundation for the road ahead.
Published on July 22, 2019
Healthy food access challenges in northeast and northwest Lower Michigan are described in two new reports from the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems.
Published on October 22, 2018
Two hospitals, one senior program and one school district are recognized with Cultivate Michigan awards for reaching key milestones toward the Michigan Good Food Charter goal of purchasing 20% Michigan food by 2020.
Food Bank Council of Michigan’s Self-Sufficiency Standard Tool Calculates Income Needs for Residents
Published on June 19, 2018
What does it take to make ends meet and cover basic needs in Michigan?
Published on May 29, 2018
Six Michigan communities – three urban and three rural – are sharing a tool for getting key information to improve food access locally.
Published on May 22, 2018
Six Michigan communities have learned more about their residents’ access to healthy food using a new shared measurement survey.
Published on July 31, 2017
The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems requests proposals for a consultant (either a team or an individual) to guide the development of a plan to carry on the vision of the Michigan Good Food Charter after 2020.
Published on August 9, 2016
The theme of the 2016 Good Food Summit is “Good Food for All: The road to 2020.” Participants will celebrate state and local successes, engage with sector-specific breakout tracks, network with others.
Published on April 14, 2016
The MSU Center for Regional Food Systems is seeking abstracts for breakout sessions for the 2016 Michigan Good Food Summit. The Summit will address best practices in the field of "good food" - food that is healthy, green, fair, and affordable.
Published on March 24, 2016
The MSU Center for Regional Food Systems is working to engage the people of Michigan, the United States, and the world in applied research, education, and outreach to develop regionally integrated, sustainable food systems.
Published on October 21, 2015
There is a shortage of agricultural education teachers - in Michigan and nationwide - which means that these programs are in danger of shutting down.
Published on October 28, 2014
The Michigan Good Food Fund will improve the lives of Michigan children and families living in underserved communities throughout the state by expanding access to healthy foods, catalyzing economic development, and creating new permanent jobs.
Published on August 25, 2014
CRFS has been awarded two grants by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to support research and outreach on good food, Farm to School, and Hoophouses for Health projects.
Published on June 4, 2014
CRFS staff presented and participated in panels at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's 2014 Food & Community Gathering: Harvesting Change, held last month in Detroit.
Published on May 31, 2013
Recent surveys by the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) demonstrate that many institutions are eager to put more local food on their menus and area farmers are interested in supplying it.