$500,000 grant will help Michigan communities address food insecurity and limited access to healthy food
Published on October 6, 2021
The Michigan Local Food Council Network will advocate for more equitable policies and practices.
Call for Citations: Ninth Edition of An Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System
Published on September 7, 2021
MSU Center for Regional Food Systems is seeking citations to update the next edition of our publication, An Annotated Bibliography on Structural Racism Present in the U.S. Food System by November 1, 2021.
Published on July 30, 2021
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 February 17, 2021
How have local food councils in Michigan responded to COVID-19, what has supported or challenged their attempts to adapt, and what will a post-pandemic “normal” mean for councils and their communities?
Published on February 10, 2021
In our first-ever at a glance update, we are sharing highlights of how we and our partners are changing to work more equitably and inclusively.
Published on December 21, 2020
Local food council networks from Kansas, Michigan, and North Carolina discuss responses to COVID-19 in their work, the importance of using an equity lens, lessons learned, and where their work is going next.
Published on December 16, 2020
To our partners and supporters, thank you for all that you have done this year to advance a good food system in Michigan and nationally.
Published on July 31, 2020
This resource describes how 10 Cents a Meal for Michigan’s Kids & Farms works and the impacts it can have. This state-funded pilot program matches what schools spend on Michigan-grown fruits, vegetables, and legumes with grants of up to 10 cents per meal.
Published on March 30, 2020
Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems is coordinating networks that are helping to feed Michigan’s families and communities and support Michigan’s food businesses as they weather the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published on March 20, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges and concerns to our tables. Please email us if you have a need that we may be able to help with.
Published on March 12, 2020
Apply by March 31 to get a camera and training or a professional photo shoot!
Published on February 24, 2020
We need your help to ensure the updated Michigan Good Food Charter provides a robust foundation for the road ahead.
Published on November 25, 2019
Find Michigan local food councils, food hubs, incubator kitchens, and Cultivate Michigan institutions using this interactive map.
Announcing a new report on Michigan’s food councils - what do they look like and what are they doing?
Published on August 12, 2019
Data is now available from a survey of Michigan’s local food councils.
Published on June 24, 2019
How are Michigan food councils are working on food policy change?
Published on June 18, 2019
This webinar series covers the basics and requirements for successful fund development to build your food council.
Special Presentation: National Farm to School Network's Racial and Social Equity Assessment Tool for Farm to School Programs and Policy
Published on June 6, 2019
Learn more about a tool to assess and advance equity in farm to school programs and policies.
Published on June 4, 2019
Are you looking for funding for your local food council? The Michigan Local Food Council Network is offering grants to Michigan food councils who want to build capacity and develop peer-to-peer connections.
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 10, 2018
MarketMaker connects producers, markets, and food lovers.