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

  • Race and Food Sovereignty - an on-going conversation

    Race and Food Sovereignty - an on-going conversation

    A recent panel on Race and Food Sovereignty hosted by the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems brought in leaders from around the state to speak on how their organizations are working toward food sovereignty in their communities.  

  • Good Food Life: Marla Moss

    Good Food Life: Marla Moss

    Marla Moss, Director, Office of School Support Services, Michigan Department of Education (MDE) and State Child Nutrition Director for Michigan - Lansing

  • Putting Good Food on the Policy Table

    Putting Good Food on the Policy Table

    Food is powerful because everyone eats.  Yet, in the municipal daily grind, food doesn’t rank high on the priority list, competing with budget decisions, emergency services and the crisis of the moment.  Amanda Edmonds, Director of Growing Hope in Ypsilanti, writes that local policy change is critical to ensuring good food in Michigan. But why should local policymakers and planners care about food systems?

  • School Districts Tap Student Chefs to Create Unique Recipes to Support Cultivate Michigan

    School Districts Tap Student Chefs to Create Unique Recipes to Support Cultivate Michigan

    A new collaboration with the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center’s Catering & Culinary Management program and Cultivate Michigan began this November, highlighting the importance that food and agriculture can play in school food service programs.

  • Local Food Economic Impact Webinar from the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

    Local Food Economic Impact Webinar from the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

    A webinar on the economic impacts of local and regional food systems will be held Monday, December 14th from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. Instructors will be Dawn Thilmany and Becca Jablonski from Colorado State University.