Engaging the people of Michigan, the United States and the world in developing regionally integrated, sustainable food systems.
Jul 13 2016
July 13th 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
July 14th 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Join us for the second joint meeting of the Michigan Farm to Institution Network (MFIN) and the Michigan Food Hub Network In Kalamazoo.
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Jul 17 2015
A $30 million public-private partnership loan and grant fund providing financing and business assistance to good food enterprises that benefit underserved communities across Michigan.
May 12 2016
The data from 2015 National Food Hub Survey is first ongoing national data set of its caliber on food hub operations. This report details findings on topics such as the financial state of food hubs, the numbers and types of farmers and ranchers that they work with, and the types of customers they serve.
The findings of this, the second national food hub survey, together with the 2013 National Food Hub survey, are the beginning of a longitudinal data set that tracks what food hubs look like and what impacts they are having across the United States.
Overall, the 2015 National Food Hub Survey indicates that the food hub model can be financially successful across a variety of legal structures and geographic or customer markets. As consumer interest in local and regional food grows, the market for food hub services also grows.
The second National Food Hub Survey was conducted early 2015 as a collaboration between the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems and the Wallace Center at Winrock International.
This survey is authored by:
The “food hub” model is proving to be financially successful across a variety of legal structures and markets, according to a newly published report from the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems and the Wallace Center at Winrock International.
Apply now for the 2017 MSU Organic Farmer Training Program. Running from March 3 - November 17. Scholarships available.
The MI Farm to School Grant Program is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 school year.
The MSU Center for Regional Food Systems is seeking abstracts for breakout sessions for the 2016 Michigan Good Food Summit. The Summit will address best practices in the field of “good food” (food that is healthy, green, fair, and affordable) This year’s theme, Good Food for All: The Road to 2020.