Engaging the people of Michigan, the United States and the world in developing regionally integrated, sustainable food systems.
Jul 15 2015
This two day long joint meeting will highlight synergies and areas of collaboration between the Michigan Food Hub Network and the Michigan Farm to Institution network. It will be on July 15th and 16th.
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Apr 07 2015
An outreach and research program to build capacity for local government engagement in food system development.
May 18 2015
This publication is an annotated bibliography on selected resources and publications focused on structural racism in the U.S. food system. It provides current research and outreach on structural racism in the U.S. food system for the food system practitioner, researcher, and educator.
This blog-post CRFS Director Mike Hamm discusses contested issues that are linked to the challenges posed by growing urbanization. This is the first in a short series of blogs in which Hamm explores the value of city-region food systems, obstacles to their development, and possible ways forward.
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.