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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  • Advancing Goal #6: Whitefish Community Schools

    Advancing Goal #6: Whitefish Community Schools

    Whitefish Township Community Schools, Paradise, Michigan is one example of a Michigan school that is supporting Goal 6 of the Michigan Good Food Charter. Goal 6 states that 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 agricultural entrepreneurial opportunities.

  • Advancing Goal #5: Waterford School District

    Advancing Goal #5: Waterford School District

    Waterford School District, Mason Middle School in Waterford Township, Michigan is one example of a school that is supporting Goal 5 of the Michigan Good Food Charter. Goal 5 states that Michigan Nutrition Standards will be met by 100% of school meals and 75% of schools selling food outside of school meal programs.

  • Advancing Goal #4: American Indian Health and Family Services

    Advancing Goal #4: American Indian Health and Family Services

    American Indian Health and Family Services Fresh Food Share Program, Detroit, Michigan is one example of an organization that is supporting Goal 4 of the Michigan Good Food Charter. Goal 4 states that 80% of Michigan Residents will have easy access to affordable, fresh, healthy food, 20% of which is from Michigan sources.

  • Advancing Goal #3: Cherry Capital Foods

    Advancing Goal #3: Cherry Capital Foods

    Cherry Capital Foods is one example of a business that is supporting Goal 3 of the Michigan Good Food Charter. Goal 3 states that Michigan will generate new agri-food businesses at a rate that enables 20% of food purchased in Michigan to come from Michigan.

  • Advancing Goal #2: Good Medicine Farm

    Advancing Goal #2: Good Medicine Farm

    Good Medicine Farm is one example of a Michigan farm that is supporting Goal 2 of the Michigan Good Food Charter. Goal 2 states that Michigan farmers will profitably supply 20% of all Michigan institutional, retailer and consumer food purchases and be able to pay fair wages to their workers.