Good Food means food that is:
Healthy - It provides nourishment and enables people to thrive
Green - It was produced in a manner that is environmentally sustainable
Fair - No one along the production line was exploited for its creation
Affordable - All people have access to it
Good Food in MichiganAll content is subject to approval by the site administrator and anything inappropriate or inaccurate may be deleted.
The timeline below is intended to depict events that have furthered the good food movement nationally, regionally and locally. Click on the event listings to learn more.
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The map below shows where in Michigan progress is being made towards the six goals in the Michigan Good Food Charter. Different types of organizations, institutions and activities are categorized according to the goal their efforts most closely align with or as “Multiple Goals” if their work aligns with more than one goal.
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Goal 1 Goal 2 Goal 3 Goal 4 Goal 5 Goal 6 Other Goal Multiple Goals No GoalClick HERE for a larger map.
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Learn More about Food Systems
A food system is the dynamic interaction of the who, what, where, when, why and how of our food – from farm to fork. The diagram below illustrates that through community-based food systems, there is an opportunity to support a broad range of positive outcomes.
The following websites provide opportunities to learn more about food systems by linking to reports and articles on various food-system related topics: