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Recent News and Stories
Published on December 16, 2020
To our partners and supporters, thank you for all that you have done this year to advance a good food system in Michigan and nationally.
MSU Center for Regional Food Systems awarded grant to strengthen local food partnerships in Battle Creek and the Upper Peninsula
Published on October 23, 2020
A new project will connect food and farm business owners with networks and partners that can help them prosper.
Published on September 30, 2020
MSU Center for Regional Food Systems and the MSU Product Center are helping food business entrepreneurs acquire skills and financing to succeed during the pandemic.
Malamiah Juice Bar gets creative, stands in solidarity with community of Black-owned businesses during pandemic
Published on July 8, 2020
Food business owners like Jermale Eddie have been nimbly adapting to the rapidly changing business landscape since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Published on April 28, 2020
Creativity and perseverance are defining Michigan food businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
Published on March 30, 2020
Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems is coordinating networks that are helping to feed Michigan’s families and communities and support Michigan’s food businesses as they weather the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published on March 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges and concerns to our tables. Please email us if you have a need that we may be able to help with.
Published on March 12, 2020
Apply by March 31 to get a camera and training or a professional photo shoot!
Published on February 24, 2020
We need your help to ensure the updated Michigan Good Food Charter provides a robust foundation for the road ahead.
Published on November 20, 2019
Friendship Centers of Emmet County, West Ottawa School District, and Zeeland School District received Cultivate Michigan awards in recognition of their progress toward sourcing 20% Michigan foods by 2020.
Published on July 22, 2019
Healthy food access challenges in northeast and northwest Lower Michigan are described in two new reports from the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems.
Published on March 4, 2019
The Michigan Good Food Fund is excited to announce applications are now open for scholarships to attend the Be Well Fabulous Black Woman Tour!
Published on February 19, 2019
The Michigan Good Food Fund is excited to announce a second round of Business Assistance Awards to support enterprises helping to grow Michigan's good food future.
Published on December 18, 2018
Michigan’s good food economy is growing thanks to these 13 businesses, which aim to increase healthy food access and economic opportunity and job creation in communities that need it most.
Published on October 22, 2018
Two hospitals, one senior program and one school district are recognized with Cultivate Michigan awards for reaching key milestones toward the Michigan Good Food Charter goal of purchasing 20% Michigan food by 2020.
Published on October 12, 2018
Saru Jayaraman will share about her experience engaging over 25,000 food service workers in creating a more equitable industry.
Published on October 4, 2018
What do a farming program for socially disadvantaged populations, local food in Michigan’s largest school district, and a new marketing label for Lansing-area urban farmers have in common?
Published on September 14, 2018
A session at the Good Food Summit, “Designing for Equity: Modeling an Equitable Food System” will explore conceptual models that address aspects of the food system such as social impacts, environmental issues, economic factors and diet and health issues.
Published on September 5, 2018
The 2018 Michigan Good Food Summit offers a breakout session on food fairness programs led by Migrant Legal Aid and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers.
Published on July 11, 2018
Keystone statewide gathering to advance a thriving economy, equity, and sustainability through Michigan’s food system will be October 22, 2018