September 27, 2021

Farm to Early Care and Education: Creating the Connection

Heidi Bombrisk of Family Roots Farm in Detroit is one of the many urban farmers who delivers a bounty of fresh produce fresh to a group of early…

September 8, 2021

Fighting Food Insecurity with a Fresh Food Box

The Fresh Food Box program fights food insecurity in Ypsilanti and Detroit by partnering SNAP recipients with local growers. Learn more on the blog!

August 31, 2021

Farm to Early Care and Education: Creating the Connection

MI Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) is working to make connections between healthy eating and local food at an early age for a healthy community!

May 13, 2021

Got (Raw) Milk?

In 1948, Michigan became the first state to mandate that all milk sold to consumers be pasteurized. Pasteurization is the process of heating the milk to sterilize out…

May 12, 2021

Fresh Food Box Program Increases Access to Fresh Produce and Supports Farm’s Viability

Many local food businesses, including farms and farmers markets, added e-commerce platforms to safely connect with their customers throughout the pandemic. At the same time, food insecurity increased…

April 7, 2021

Farming While Black in West MI: Groundswell Community Farm

Groundswell Community Farm in Zeeland is planting a new seed in the West Michigan farming community. BruceMichael Wilson is a Black and Native farmer who took over Groundswell…

April 5, 2021

Join Your Local Food Co-op Effort

“Co-ops are for the people, inspired by the people, built and driven by the people,” says Dr. Akua Woolbright, Board President of the Detroit People’s Food Co-op, a…

March 10, 2021

Ojibwe Chef Reclaims “Food as Medicine” through Indigenized, Accessible Food

Chef Cam Stott is using traditional Native foods to remind people that food is medicine and that Native people are still here, through his new project Thirteen Moons…

March 4, 2021

Local Food Icons: Three Women You Should Know

It’s Women’s History Month! This month is all about amplifying the stories of women, and we’re highlighting a few who have made a significant impact on local food…

September 3, 2020

2020 Michigan Good Food Summit: Moving Forward with Equity and Resilience

Since 2010, people across the state and country have gathered at the Michigan Good Food Summit to network, share, reflect, and learn about good food work happening in…