Published on November 10, 2015
This research report inventories and characterizes the types of food retail establishments in northeast (lower) Michigan and suggests strategies to improve healthy food access in underserved areas of the region.
Published on September 21, 2015
This report highlights a range of state and multi-state food system initiatives across the country and explores six cross-cutting themes. Key strategies, indicators and lessons learned are shared for each initiative.
Published on May 26, 2015
This report highlights results from interviews and surveys of stakeholders working on goals of the Charter. Results show a need for training and interest in collecting data on food access, economic impacts and institutional procurement.
Published on January 27, 2015
This webinar shares the findings of key informant interviews and discusses next steps of the Michigan Good Food Charter Shared Measurement project.
Published on December 22, 2014
This document provides an overview of the Michigan Good Food Charter Shared Measurement Project's direction for 2014-2015.
Published on December 17, 2014
This webinar delves deep into the collective assets and strengths present in Michigan’s local food councils and explores what the gaps and needs are as we begin to form a statewide food council network.
Published on December 16, 2014
This report examines local food councils in the state of Michigan and the potential for developing a statewide network of local food policy councils and similar groups.
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.