Connect with Others

There are many independent groups across Michigan that are working towards the goals of the charter in different ways. There are local food councils that are organizing for food system change in their cities, towns and counties. There are also several statewide networks focused on particular goals. Contact the representatives listed below to learn more!

Local Food Councils

Detroit Food Policy Council
Contact: Cheryl Simon
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Eaton Good Food
Contact: Rebecca Henne
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Eastern Upper Peninsula Food Hub
Contact: Michelle Walk
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Farm and Food Action Council of Southern Clinton County
Contact: Jeff Garrity
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Genesee Food for Change
Contact: Terry McLean
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Good Food Battle Creek
Contact: JR Reynolds
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Good Food Kalamazoo
Contact: Phyllis Hepp
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Greater Grand Rapids Food Systems Council
Contact: Cynthia Price
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Macomb Food Collaborative
Contact: Kaitlin Koch
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Mid-Michigan Food Systems Work Group
Contact: Randy Bell
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Northwest Michigan Food and Farming Network
Contact: Rob Sirrine
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Ottawa County Food Council
Contact: Lisa Uganski
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Sault Tribe Healthy Food Access Council
Contact: Donna Norkoli
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Shiawassee Hunger Network
Contact: Retta Parsons
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Upper Peninsula Food Exchange
Contact: Natasha Lantz
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Washtenaw County Food Policy Council
Contact: Sharon Sheldon
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Western Upper Peninsula Food Hub
Contact: Ray Sharp
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Statewide Networks

''   Michigan Farm to Institution Network, Cultivate Michigan campaign
   Websites: http://foodsystems.msu.edu/activities/mfin, http://www.cultivatemichigan.org/ 
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Michigan Food Hub Learning and Innovation Network
Website: http://foodsystems.msu.edu/activities/food-hub-network 
Contact: Rich Pirog
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   ''Healthy Kids Healthy Michigan Coalition - Healthy Food Access Work Group
   Contact: Kathryn Colasanti or Tina Reynolds
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