Engaging the people of Michigan, the United States and the world in developing regionally integrated, sustainable food systems.
Jul 16 2015
This two day long joint meeting will be July 15th and 16th, it will highlight synergies and areas of collaboration between the Michigan Food Hub Network and The Michigan Farm to Institution network.
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Apr 07 2015
An outreach and research program to build capacity for local government engagement in food system development.
May 26 2015
This report highlights results from interviews and surveys of stakeholders working on goals of the Charter. Results show a need for training and interest in collecting data on food access, economic impacts and institutional procurement. Findings were discussed with the Advisory Committee at an April meeting, along with types of training desired, ways to utilize secondary data and potential pilot indicators.
From Field to Fork: Food Ethics for Everyone by Paul B. Thompson - W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural Food, and Community Ethics at MSU and CRFS Affiliate, will be released June 5 2015. It is available for pre-order on Amazon.
Mike Hamm was one of two sustainability consultants to the 2015 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) – the first ever DGAC to consider sustainability. In this blog, Hamm responds to comments that misinterpret the 2015 DGAC report’s findings about diet and sustainability.
Mike Hamm compares three potential solutions to make urban agriculture more sustainable: fully indoor vertical farming, greenhouses and hoophouses.