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.
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.
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.
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.
There is a shortage of agricultural education teachers - in Michigan and nationwide - which means that these programs are in danger of shutting down.
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.
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.
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.
Surveys conducted by CRFS in 2012 show growing participation and interest in local food purchasing by both institutions and farmers.