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.

News

  • The Good Food Movement in Flint: A Snapshot

    The Good Food Movement in Flint: A Snapshot

    A video snapshot of Good Food efforts in Flint, first shown at the 2016 Michigan Good Food Summit.

  • Farm to Early Child Care Mini Webinar Series

    Farm to Early Child Care Mini Webinar Series

    Farm to Early Care and Education (ECE) centers around buying and using fresh, local foods in early childcare and education programs. Farm to ECE can include activities such as children’s gardens, educational activities and farm field trips. The 2016-2017 Farm to ECE webinar series will cover a variety of topics in short webinar format. Webinars will include 15 minutes of presentation followed by time for questions and answers. 

  • Six Michigan Healthy Food Retail Projects Split $380,000 in Catalytic Investment Awards

    Six Michigan Healthy Food Retail Projects Split $380,000 in Catalytic Investment Awards

    Six healthy food retail projects in Detroit, Jackson, Flint, and Grand Rapids will share $380,000 in Catalytic Investment Awards from the Michigan Good Food Fund, a statewide loan fund working to increase healthy food access and spark economic development in communities that need it most. The Fund was created in partnership by Capital Impact Partners, Fair Food Network, Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. These awards were designed to catalyze high-impact projects with the goal to grow their capacity to successfully secure financing within the next 12 months.

  • Collaborative Mural Captures Values and Themes from the 2016 Michigan Good Food Summit!

    Collaborative Mural Captures Values and Themes from the 2016 Michigan Good Food Summit!

    Do you know an organization that would like to own and display the Michigan Good Food Summit mural? Keep reading to find out how you can nominate and vote for a business or organization to receive the mural!

  • Label, Label, What’s on the Table?

    Label, Label, What’s on the Table?

    Food labels are everywhere, but it is not always clear what labels mean and how to use them to identify a farm product. We are excited to learn more about food labels and why different Michigan farmers and processors invest in labels at the upcoming Michigan Good Food Summit on Friday, October 28.