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


Livestock Work Group Stakeholder Meeting

Apr 16 2015

8:30 am - 1:00 pm

Nationally recognized charcuterie expert, Chef Brian Polcyn, will talk about marketing Michigan meat and adding value to the entire carcass.

RSVP requested. See event page for details.


Food Justice and Sovereignty Work Group

Dec 11 2014

Sharing, connecting with, and conducting food justice research, education, and outreach on systemic food system injustices.


Discovering Ourselves: A Pilot Network of Women-in-Agriculture Genesee County and Extended Area

Mar 19 2015

This publication outlines the planning process, proceedings and lessons learned from a unique pilot project that created the Women in Agriculture of Genesee County and Extended Area Network. This project was led by Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS) in cooperation with the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems.

Discovering Ourselves: A Pilot Network of Women-in-Agriculture Genesee County and Extended Area


  • Feb 12

    The North Farm Apprenticeship 2015

    The North Farm at the Michigan State University Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center in Chatham, MI is now accepting applications for three new Apprentice farmers. 

  • Feb 09

    Michigan Good Food Fund Seeks Part-Time Administrator

    The Michigan Good Food Fund, through a partnership between CRFS and the Fair Food Network and support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, seeks an experienced professional to provide part-time administrative and program support.


    Deadline for applications is Friday, February 27, 2015.

  • Jan 13

    CRFS Seeks Academic Specialist

    The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems is seeking an Academic Specialist to support outreach and research efforts promoting good food access and awareness in childhood development and education environments.

  • Dec 15

    Organic Farmer Training Program Accepting Applications for 2015

    The nine-month program at the MSU Student Organic Farm is taking applications through February 2015. Acceptance is rolling for the 2015 program, which begins in March. Merit and need-based scholarships are available.