The Vision and Goals of the 2010 Michigan Good Food Charter
November 14, 2014
The following videos were created for the 2014 Michigan Good Food Summit to share progress on the six original Charter goals and highlight stories from around Michigan.
In 2010, we envisioned a thriving economy, equity, and sustainability for all of Michigan and its people through a food system rooted in local communities and centered on good food. We aimed to meet or exceed the following goals by 2020.
1. Michigan institutions will source 20 percent of their food products from Michigan growers, producers and processors.
2. Michigan farmers will profitably supply 20 percent of all Michigan institutional, retailer and consumer food purchases and be able to pay fair wages to their workers.
3. Michigan will generate new agri-food businesses at a rate that enables 20 percent of food purchased in Michigan to come from Michigan.
4. Eighty percent of Michigan residents (twice the current level) will have easy access to affordable, fresh, healthy food, 20 percent of which is from Michigan sources.
5. Michigan Nutrition Standards will be met by 100 percent of school meals and 75 percent of schools selling food outside school meal programs.
6. Michigan schools will incorporate food and agriculture into the pre-K through 12th grade curriculum for all Michigan students and youth will have access to food and agriculture entrepreneurial opportunities.