Engaging the people of Michigan, the United States and the world in developing regionally integrated, sustainable food systems.


Good Food Steering Committee Meeting

Oct 29 2014

Michigan Good Food Steering Committee members will convene following the 2014 Good Food Summit. Agenda will be sent to members in advance.


MSU Student Organic Farm

Apr 09 2014

A 10-acre, certified organic year-round teaching and production farm providing learning opportunities through courses in organic farming, interdisciplinary experiential educational activities, and research opportunities.


Michigan Meat Processing Capacity Assessment Final Report

Sep 26 2014

This publication details results from a 2014 study of meat processors in Michigan. MSU Extension and CRFS Livestock Work Group members surveyed processors to better understand the state of the Michigan meat industry. The report includes details of the demographics of Michigan’s meat processor operations, the types of business that exist, markets that the businesses serve, and some of the operators’ future business plans.

A corresponding map of meat processing and slaughter facilities in Michigan is available on the MSU Extension website.

Michigan Meat Processing Capacity Assessment Final Report


  • Oct 28

    Michigan Good Food Fund introduced at 2014 Michigan Good Food Summit

    Amidst inspiring momentum at the 2014 Michigan Good Food Summit comes the intruduction of an exciting new public-private partnership loan and grant fund: the Michigan Good Food Fund. The Michigan Good Food Fund will improve the lives of Michigan children and families living in underserved communities throughout the state by expanding access to healthy foods, catalyzing economic development, and creating new permanent jobs.


     View Frequently Asked Questions for more information about the Michigan Good Food Fund.

  • Sep 12

    Farm to Institution Data Manager Position Opening

    CRFS is seeking a part-time, hourly Farm to Institution Data Manager.  Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, September 24.

  • Sep 02

    CRFS Seeks Good Food Intern

    CRFS is taking applications for a student internship, to work on the Michigan Good Food Charter.  Applications are due September 10.

  • Aug 25

    MSU Receives Grants to Support ‘Good Food’ in Michigan

    CRFS has been awarded two grants by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to support research and outreach on good food, Farm to School, and Hoophouses for Health projects.