Connect with Others

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. Contact the representatives listed below to learn more!

Local Food Councils

Detroit Food Policy Council
Contact: Cheryl Simon

Eaton Good Food
Contact: Rebecca Henne

Eastern Upper Peninsula Food Hub
Contact: Michelle Walk

Farm and Food Action Council of Southern Clinton County
Contact: Jeff Garrity

Genesee Food for Change
Contact: Terry McLean

Good Food Battle Creek
Contact: JR Reynolds

Good Food Kalamazoo
Contact: Phyllis Hepp

Greater Grand Rapids Food Systems Council
Contact: Cynthia Price

Macomb Food Collaborative
Contact: Kaitlin Koch

Mid-Michigan Food Systems Work Group
Contact: Randy Bell

Northwest Michigan Food and Farming Network
Contact: Rob Sirrine

Ottawa County Food Council
Contact: Lisa Uganski

Sault Tribe Healthy Food Access Council
Contact: Donna Norkoli

Shiawassee Hunger Network
Contact: Retta Parsons

Upper Peninsula Food Exchange
Contact: Natasha Lantz

Washtenaw County Food Policy Council
Contact: Sharon Sheldon

Western Upper Peninsula Food Hub
Contact: Ray Sharp

Statewide Networks

''   Michigan Farm to Institution Network, Cultivate Michigan campaign

Michigan Food Hub Learning and Innovation Network
Contact: Rich Pirog 

   ''Healthy Kids Healthy Michigan Coalition - Healthy Food Access Work Group
   Contact: Kathryn Colasanti or Tina Reynolds or 

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