Good Food in Action

  • The role and actions of the Michigan Good Food Steering Committee

    Published on April 13, 2015

    The Michigan Good Food Initiative is a statewide effort to promote, implement and track progress towards the goals of the Michigan Good Food Charter, and its steering committee has been an important guide and advocate in this initiative.

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    ICC Food Policy Subcommittee

    Published on April 13, 2015

    Since the transition of the Michigan Food Policy Council to the new Interdepartmental Collaboration Committee (ICC) Food Policy Subcommittee, the goals and activities of the Food Policy Council have been redirected to the new ICC Food Policy Subcommittee.

  • Hoophouses for Health vouchers and fresh produce. Photo courtesy Hoophouses for Health.

    Hoophouses for Health Making Strides for Good Food Access

    Published on February 10, 2015

    The Hoophouses for Health program, funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, is designed to increase access to good food for vulnerable families while simultaneously expanding farm infrastructure and season extension capacity of Michigan farmers.

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    Garden to Cafeteria: A Step by Step Guide

    Published on February 3, 2015

    The Garden to Cafeteria Guide includes information on food safety practices and training information, resources for starting school gardens, and incorporating garden education, pricing guides for produce and meals, and harvest and sales logs.

  • Shared Measurement Project Interview Summary Webinar

    Published on January 8, 2015

    This webinar, taking place on January 27 at 3 pm, will provide a summary of what the Michigan Good Food Charter Shared Measurement Project has so far learned through the key informant interview process.

  • Photo courtesy of Jude Barry.

    Advancing a Local Food Council Network

    Published on December 21, 2014

    In this webinar, Kathryn Colasanti and Michaelle Rehmann dug deeper into the collective assets and strengths present in Michigan's local food councils and explored what the gaps and needs are as we begin to form a statewide food council network.

  • New initiatives and resources in the Michigan Good Food Movement

    Published on December 10, 2014

    Michigan Good Food is a policy initiative centered on the Michigan Good Food Charter. Progress continues on the Charter’s goals and agenda priorities, with new initiatives and resources recently released strengthening the local food movement in Michigan.

  • Advancing Goal #6: Whitefish Community Schools

    Published on November 13, 2014

    Whitefish Township Community Schools, Paradise, Michigan is one example of a Michigan school that is supporting Goal 6 of the Michigan Good Food Charter.

  • Advancing Goal #5: Waterford School District

    Published on November 13, 2014

    Waterford School District, Mason Middle School in Waterford Township, Michigan is one example of a school that is supporting Goal 5 of the Michigan Good Food Charter.

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