• Organic Certification

    Published on January 11, 2016

    Getting started with USDA organic certification.

  • Farm Food Safety

    Published on January 11, 2016

    Getting started with farm food safety

  • Marketing Agriculture Products

    Published on January 11, 2016

    Getting started with exploring market possibilities for your ag products.

  • Selling to Schools and Hospitals

    Published on January 11, 2016

    Getting started with selling to schools and hospitals.

  • Using Michigan Fresh Kale

    Published on August 12, 2013

    Michigan Fresh helps people explore the state's bounty of fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, flowers and ornamentals. Every week throughout the summer you'll find information on recommended varieties, storage, food safety and preserving techniques for fruits and vegetables or for planting and maintaining your lawn and garden. Look for the information from early in May to mid-October.

  • Michigan Good Food Charter Goal #4: American Indian Health & Family Services

    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.

  • Safety Tips for Shopping at the Grocery Store

    Extension educator Beth Waitrovich explains how you can stay safe while stocking up on groceries during the novel coronavirus pandemic.

  • Stories of Hope: Nancy

    Nancy, a family support coordinator, shares the story of how her daughter, Dana Hendrickson, lost her life due to a prescription overdose. For more information on opioid use prevention and education, visit

  • Our Table: Food waste full discussion

    Why is reducing food waste important for our planet, health, economy and communities? Panelists discuss during an Our Table conversation at the MSU Recycling Center.

  • #MIGoodFoodChallenge EAT

    Michigan Farmers are counting on you to take the #MIGoodFoodChallenge​. Join the effort to make 20 percent of your food Michigan-grown by 2020.

  • Michigan Good Food Charter Goal #6: Whitefish Community Schools, Paradise, MI

    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.

  • Discussion of Food Plots in the UP of Michigan Initial Design and Layout

    Food plot layout and walk thru on the design and concept behind long term food plots. Join Jesse Randall (MSU FBIC) and Colter Lubben (MI DNR) on a walk and talk following a large scale salvage cut in the central Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

  • Michigan Good Food Charter Goal #2: Good Medicine Farm, Milan, Michigan

    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.

  • MSU Extension's Immunization Education Initiative

    Michigan State University Extension is launching its Immunization Education Initiative! This project, which runs through 2024, will educate Michiganders about vaccinations to make informed decisions and take charge of their health. Have a passion for public health? Join our team today!

  • Our Table: The future of our food system

    Food@MSU joined MSU Extension of St. Clair County for a conversation on the future of our food system.

  • Michigan Blueberries

    Michigan is one of the top producing states in growing these sweet, juicy, and plump little blue dynamos. In 2016, the state produced 110 million pounds of more than 30 mouthwatering varieties of highbush blueberries. More than 50 percent of all Michigan blueberries are shipped to the fresh market; the rest are frozen, pureed, concentrated, or canned to be used in a wide range of food products.*

  • Sriram Narayanan: Applying business to food waste

    Michigan State University supply chain management professor and fellow Sriram Narayanan talks about how supply and demand affect food waste.

  • Building an integrated food system for the U.P.

    Researchers and educators at the Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center focus on three areas of agriculture research: integrating crop and livestock systems, improving soil health and fertility, and building region-specific food systems.

  • Michigan Good Food Charter Goal #1: Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI

    1. Michigan institutions will source 20 percent of their food products from Michigan growers, producers and processors.

  • Our Table - Climate Change and Our Global Food System

    A conversation around climate change and the global food system hosted by MSU and featuring Nick Haddad, Rebecca Jordan, Pamela Ronald and Michael Webber.