Published on January 9, 2018
This data brief reports out key findings from a 2016 survey in Ypsilanti on community members’ access to food. Findings will help inform strategies to improve food security and access to fresh fruits and vegetables.
Published on May 6, 2019
This tool contains 86 metrics to help hold ourselves accountable for progress towards a more equitable food system.
Published on January 3, 2019
The fourth edition of this directory provides an overview of various financing sources available to food-related businesses in Michigan and across the United States.
Journal & Trade Magazine Articles
Can Farmers’ Markets in Shrinking Cities Contribute to Economic Development? A Case Study from Flint, Michigan
Published on May 24, 2018
This article examines the extent to which the Flint Farmers’ Market produces positive spillover effects on nearby businesses in downtown Flint, Michigan.
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Published on June 28, 2019
A food access survey of Benzie and Antrim counties reveals ways that the food system can better serve community residents.
Published on November 24, 2014
Betti Wiggins, Executive Director of DPS Office of School Nutrition and Barbara Norman, owner/operator of Barbara's Blueberry Batch discuss challenges and opportunities within Michigan's food system.
Published on October 4, 2017
This webinar provides an overview of different tools that food systems practitioners can use to assess economic growth, including both standard commercial models and alternative, community-based approaches.
Published on March 17, 2016
This webinar presents a new draft survey tool for measuring food access and summarizes the process for applying to pilot the survey.