Living the Good Food Life
A spotlight on people working toward equity, sustainability and thriving economies in Michigan’s food system.
Are you an adventurous eater, looking to try new produce? Or maybe part of your New Year’s Resolution was to eat more vegetables? Do you dread fitting weekly grocery store trips into your busy schedule? Or perhaps you would like to know the people who grow food for you and your family? If you answered yes to any of these questions, consider joining a CSA!
The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems and the Detroit Food Policy Council hosted noted civil rights activist Shirley Sherrod to share her story Jan. 25 in Detroit. Her story connected to the struggles marginalized still experience in Detroit – and across the country – with equal access to land.
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!
Brian Bates, co-owner and operator of Bear Creek Organic Farm, is part of the Keynote Panel at the upcoming Michigan Good Food Summit. Here he gives an overview of his work as it relates to meeting the goals of the Good Food Charter.
J.R. Reynolds, coordinator of Good Food Battle Creek and social justice consultant, will deliver the closing keynote address at the 2016 Michigan Good Food Summit.
Olivia M. Rebanal, Director of Loan Programs, Capital Impact Partners - Capital Impact Partners is the Fund Administrator of the Michigan Good Food Fund.
Kathryn Lynch Underwood, City Planner, City of Detroit City Planning Commission - Detroit
Rachel Chadderdon Bair, Director for Sustainable and Innovative Food Systems, Kalamazoo Valley Community College - Kalamazoo
Angela Dagle, Membership Director, FoodLab Detroit - Detroit
Marla Moss, Director, Office of School Support Services, Michigan Department of Education (MDE) and State Child Nutrition Director for Michigan - Lansing