The Charter: A Vision and Roadmap

The Michigan Good Food Charter is a roadmap for a food system that is rooted in local communities and centered on good food. The charter outlines six goals to advance the vision by 2020.

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News

  • Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project Improves Food Access and Strengthens Communities

    Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project Improves Food Access and Strengthens Communities

    The Greater Lansing Food Bank (GLFB) Garden Project is dedicated to local efforts to develop a healthier food system in surrounding counties. For the GLFB, a healthy food system means that all community members, including children and the elderly, have easy access to affordable and nutritious food that is produced locally using environmentally sound practices.

  • FoodCorps Expands the Food World for Michigan Kids

    FoodCorps Expands the Food World for Michigan Kids

    FoodCorps teams are hard at work in six Michigan schools, helping kids learn where their food comes from, how it’s grown and how to make healthy food choices. FoodCorps is an AmeriCorps service organization that connects kids to healthy food in school. 

  • School Garden Educational Opportunities

    School Garden Educational Opportunities

    This week’s Good Food Bite gives a glance at opportunities to learn more about school gardening, including professional development workshops and educator certification centers throughout Michigan, surrounding states and elsewhere in the US. 

  • Hoophouses for Health Improves Food Access & Helps Michigan Farmers

    Hoophouses for Health Improves Food Access & Helps Michigan Farmers

    Hoophouses for Health is a program designed to increase vulnerable children and families’ access to good food while at the same time expanding the good food infrastructure and season extension capacity of Michigan farmers.

  • Groundwork Expands Food and Farming Work to Petoskey Region

    Groundwork Expands Food and Farming Work to Petoskey Region

    On June 15, the Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities, launched a new Petoskey office to support an expansion of the organization’s farm to school, food access, and farmer support projects.