Farmer Perspectives on Farm to Institution in Michigan

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May 5, 2016 - Author: Megan Thompson, Hui Qian, , , Stephen Gasteyer

In 2015, Michigan farmers were interviewed about their experiences and perceptions of selling to institutions. Farmers were motivated by both economic and social factors, but found identifying and communicating with institutional buyers to be a challenge. This document summarizes results and compares findings to a 2012 survey on the same topic.

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Tags: center for regional food systems, michigan farm to institution network


Authors

Colleen Matts

Colleen Matts
matts@msu.edu

Kathryn Colasanti

Kathryn Colasanti
colokat@msu.edu

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