Connect with Others

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There are many independent groups across Michigan that are working towards the goals of the charter in different ways. There are local food councils that are organizing for food system change in their cities, towns and counties. There are also several statewide networks focused on particular goals. Check them out below!

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Directory of Michigan Local Food Councils & Food and Health Networks/Associations

July 30, 2021

Use this directory to connect with Michigan local food councils and food policy councils, statewide food and health associations, and Michigan State University Extension staff who work with local councils.


CRFS-Coordinated Statewide Networks

Michigan Farm to ECE Network

Helping Michigan’s children grow, choose, and eat more nutritious local food.

Michigan Farm to Institution Network

Seeking new approaches to institutional food purchasing. Growing Michigan institutions’ capacity to serve local food. Expanding markets for food grown, raised and processed in Michigan.

Michigan Food Hub Learning and Innovation Network

Providing development and leadership expertise for Michigan businesses that facilitate the aggregation, storage, processing, distribution, and/or marketing of local and regional food products.

Michigan Local Food Council Network

Convening and engaging food councils through peer-to-peer learning to build individual and collective capacity, address food and food policy issues, and engage communities.