2019 Workforce Assessment of Michigan’s Local and Regional Food System - Developing Michigan’s local and regional workforce: challenges and opportunities identified by surveying business owners
Published on January 31, 2020
How do employers perceive Michigan's local and regional food system workforce? We surveyed and interviewed them to find out.
2019 Workforce Assessment of Michigan’s Local and Regional Food System - A scan of jobs in Michigan’s food systems: employment, wages, the future, and more
Published on January 24, 2020
This food systems job scan provides a better understanding of the Michigan labor market and enables us to see the types of jobs in different sectors, what the earnings for those jobs are, where there is projected growth, and where there is unfilled demand.
Published on January 23, 2020
An annotated bibliography of resources and publications on structural racism in the U.S. food system. Food sovereignty is a theme of many of the new references.
2019 Workforce Assessment of Michigan’s Local and Regional Food System: An overview of what we did, what it showed, and why it matters
Published on January 6, 2020
What food systems jobs exist in Michigan? How do employers see the local and regional food system workforce? What training opportunities are available to those who want to enter the workforce? Check out this report to find out.
Published on December 12, 2019
What does Michigan need in order to develop, train and maintain a workforce that can supply and sustain the market for local and regional food? Watch these webinars to find out.
Published on November 25, 2019
Find Michigan local food councils, food hubs, incubator kitchens, and Cultivate Michigan institutions using this interactive map.
Published on October 11, 2019
Looking for more resources on farm to ECE? Find additional information from our partners and other organizations.
Published on October 9, 2019
Blended bean and meat products can be deployed as a strategy to help small and mid-sized regional producers and their processing partners increase sales to local institutional markets.
Published on September 19, 2019
Learn how partnerships between First Nations communities and Extension can advance food sovereignty.
Published on July 22, 2019
Learn how metrics can help you make progress towards racial equity in food systems and beyond.
Published on July 5, 2019
Use this directory to connect with Michigan local food councils and food policy councils, statewide food and health associations, and Michigan State University Extension staff who work with local councils.
Published on June 28, 2019
A food access survey of Benzie and Antrim counties reveals ways that the food system can better serve community residents.
Growing a Local and Regional Meat Industry in Michigan: The Michigan Meat Network as a Case Study of Collective Impact Theory
Published on June 26, 2019
This report summarizes the collective impacts of the Michigan Meat Network.
Published on June 24, 2019
How are Michigan food councils are working on food policy change?
Published on June 14, 2019
What are the barriers to food access in rural northeast lower Michigan?
Land-Grant Institutions and Food Systems: Acknowledging historical disparities and exploring present-day equity initiatives
Published on April 23, 2019
What are organizations and administrators working with land-grant institutions doing to address inequities present since the inception of these institutions?
Published on March 21, 2019
What motivates people to attend CRFS network convenings? How are summits and network meetings impacting participants? This report uses 586 evaluations collected from 2016 to 2018 to begin to answer such questions.
Published on December 17, 2018
Results from a brief survey asking institutional food service buyers how they know that their suppliers have followed safe food production and handling practices.
Find resources for engaging families in farm to ECE.
Learn about other resources you can use to grow your farm to ECE program - including Great Start to Quality, evaluation tools, policy and advocacy, and Head Start.