Funding Sources for Food-Related Businesses, Eighth Edition
Published on March 21, 2023
The eighth edition of this directory provides an overview of various financing sources available to food-related businesses in Michigan and across the United States.
Charter Discussion Guide for Councils
Published on March 17, 2023
The goal of this discussion guide is to support councils to make connections between their work and the MI Good Food Charter. This guide can support your team to understand how The Charter can validate and give power to the work you are already doing.
Producing a Value-Added Product on the Farm Series
Published on March 13, 2023
Producing a value-added product on your farm can be a great way to generate additional revenue. The information on this sheet may help you decide if adding a product is right for your farm business and take you through the major steps involved.
Michigan Good Food Charter: Michigan Farm to Institution Network Virtual Meeting
Published on January 25, 2023
Learn how the 2022 Michigan Good Food Charter informs and aligns with the efforts of the Michigan Farm to Institution Network.
2022 Michigan Good Food Charter Two-Page Summary
Published on August 22, 2022
The Michigan Good Food Charter is a guide for creating and sustaining good food systems rooted in Michigan communities. This two page version is intended as a brief overview of this resource.
2022 Charter Launch Webinar Recording and Resources
Published on August 19, 2022
Watch a recording of the 2022 Good Food Charter launch webinar and access other resources.
Farm to School Video Series from Michigan Department of Education
Published on August 11, 2022
This series from the Michigan Department of Education showcases what farm to school looks like in action and why it matters.
Michigan Good Food Charter
Published on July 26, 2022
The Michigan Good Food Charter is a vision and a roadmap to advance Michigan’s food and agricultural contributions to the economy, protect our natural resource base, improve our residents’ health, and enable generations of Michigan youth to thrive.
An Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System, Ninth Edition
Published on March 14, 2022
An annotated bibliography of resources and publications on structural racism in the U.S. food system. The ninth edition contains over 500 annotated references.
Looking Back and to the Future: Michigan Farm to Institution Network Virtual Network Meeting
Published on March 8, 2022
In this meeting, we learn about the history of the Michigan Farm to Institution Network and how we changed the culture of local food procurement in Michigan.
The Michigan Farm to Institution Network Past, Present, and Future
Published on November 18, 2021
What role has the Michigan Farm to Institution Network played in linking Michigan institutions with local food and food suppliers?
Michigan Farm to School Track: School Nutrition Association of Michigan 2020 Virtual Conference
Published on November 15, 2021
The Michigan Farm to Institution Network management team compiled a farm to school track for the 2020 School Nutrition Association of Michigan Annual Conference. Here we offer that set of short how-to and reporting sessions from the virtual conference.
10 Cents a Meal for Michigan's Kids and Farms 2020-2021 Legislative Report
Published on November 12, 2021
How did Michigan benefit from 10 Cents a Meal in 2020-2021? The Michigan Department of Education submits a report every year to the state legislature about 10 Cents a Meal, to which 10 Cents partners contribute.
Voices of Sustainable Agriculture: Speaker Series
Published on September 23, 2021
Voices of Sustainable Agriculture explores a range of topics and perspectives on sustainable agriculture. Hear from farmers, educators, and researchers in these recorded virtual sessions.
Participatory State and Regional Food System Plans and Charters in the U.S.: A Summary of Trends and National Directory
Published on September 13, 2021
This report offers a snapshot of national trends and a directory of food systems plans and charters that exist at state and regional levels across the United States.
Michigan Local Food Councils Map
Published on July 30, 2021
This map, updated in summer 2021, shows Michigan local food councils and their coverage area in the state.
Webinar - State Food System Plans: Are they worth it?
Published on July 19, 2021
This webinar reflects on statewide food system plans as a strategy for food systems change.
Food System Career Pathways in Michigan
Published on June 24, 2021
Explore an overview of food system career pathways to get a big-picture look at jobs, wages, skills and education required, and 5-year growth projections in Michigan's food system.
10 Cents a Meal Info Session for Farms and Food Distributors
Published on April 8, 2021
Farmers and food distributors can watch this info session recording to learn more about 10 Cents a Meal, including who it reaches, how it works, and results it has produced.
Michigan Farm to Institution Network by the Numbers 2020
Published on December 30, 2020
An at-a-glance overview of the Michigan Farm to Institution Network's accomplishments from 2010-2020.