Michigan Farm to School Resources

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  • Michigan Farm to School: Calumet Center and Sharkar Farms

    October 6, 2016

    The Calumet Center, a juvenile center in Highland Park, Michigan, is partnering with Sharkar Farms through Hoophouses for Health.

  • A Cultivate Michigan Local Food Distribution Tour

    January 18, 2016

    Offered in conjunction with the Michigan Green Healthcare Conference, this Cultivate Michigan tour highlights a local food distribution facility. Cherry Capital Foods provides only Michigan foods to Michigan customers, including institutions.

  • Blueberries Tour 2014: A Cultivate Michigan Video

    December 10, 2015

    In this Cultivate Michigan tour Barbara Norman’s Farm and True Blue Farms Processing Plant describe how their farms operate with a special kind of local connection that Cultivate Michigan strives to make more common.

  • Uganda: from the Garden to the School

    October 28, 2015

    Bigodi Secondary School and the Bigodi community in Western Uganda has found a sustainable way to work together to form a community-based food system, incorporating agricultural education as well.

  • Meet Up and Eat Up with the Detroit Lions Video

    January 5, 2015

    Students from Detroit Public Schools shop at Detroit Eastern Market with the Detroit Lions. This Meet Up and Eat Up event was co-hosted by Fair Food Network and the United Way of Southeast Michigan.

  • Detroit Public Schools Garden to Cafeteria Program Video

    January 5, 2015

    This video features Drew Farms, a school for cognitively impaired adults. It is one in a series highlighting Farm to School best practices and innovations in Michigan, for use by Farm to School practitioners and community stakeholders.

  • Farmer Visit to Olivet Community Schools for Farm to School Month

    February 6, 2014

    In this educational video, Olivet Community Schools hosts a farmer, Duane Morelan of Veges from the Ledges, in the cafeteria for Farm to School Month.

  • MSU Production of Herbs in Bailey Greenhouse for Food Service

    February 6, 2014

    This educational video features Michigan State University’s Bailey Greenhouse, which supplies fresh herbs to dining halls on campus

  • Michigan Junior Chef Competition Videos 2013

    May 9, 2013

    This video provides an overview of and interviews from the 2013 Michigan Junior Chef Competition. The competition's goal is to provide its youth participants hands-on cooking experience and knowledge of healthy and local food choices.

  • Bear Lake Summer Food Service Farm to School Video

    January 13, 2012

    This video visits Bear Lake Schools, sharing how they use local food in the Summer Food Service Program highlighting Farm to School best practices and innovations in Michigan.

  • Veges from the Ledges Farm to School Tour Video

    January 11, 2012

    This video shows food service directors visiting the Veges from the Ledges farm near Grand Ledge, MI highlighting Farm to School best practices and innovations in Michigan.

  • Country Dairy Farm to School Video

    January 11, 2012

    Country Dairy shows how they bring milk to local schools from the dairy in New Era, MI highlighting Farm to School best practices and innovations in Michigan, for use by Farm to School practitioners and community stakeholders.

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