Edible Flint Sows Seeds for a Healthy Future

It’s a beautiful day in Flint, Michigan. The sky is clear, flowers are in bloom and the volunteer gardeners in the edible flint Demonstration Garden are hard at work. Mike Roose is watering pepper plants in the raised-bed gardens. Scott Poinsett is trimming the garden perimeter, and Garden Manager Ginny Farah is harvesting crops for neighborhood […]

2ND ANNUAL THREADS ALL ARTS FESTIVAL, MARCH 10-11

We’re so excited to invite you to Threads All Arts Festival, which kicks off Saturday, March 10th, 2018 at 1 PM and runs until Sunday, March 11th, 2018 at 10 PM at the Ypsilanti Freighthouse This second iteration of the festival involves over 120 artists with a connection to the southeastern Michigan area. We welcome all ages, kids under 12 get in […]

Funding for Local Food and Farms

As northern Michigan farmers work to build a sustainable, local-food economy, they need funding and other support to get started, expand current operation, build year-round growing capacity or establish new business models. USDA Rural Development, MSU Extension, Taste the Local Difference and the Food and Farming Network have teamed up with local sponsors and organizations […]

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Elegance & Good Taste in Hamtramck

An early October sun is setting over the storefronts of Joseph Campau Avenue in Hamtramck. It’s Friday night, and small groups of people filter casually into Peter Dalinowski’s permanent pop-up venue, (revolver). A few guests carry their own bottles of wine as they are seated family-style around candlelit wood block tables. It’s the first seating […]

Scholarships Available for National Farm to Cafeteria Conference

The National Farm to School Network is hosting the 9th National Farm to Cafeteria Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, April 25-27, 2018. Individuals and organizations that are working to improve our food system, strengthen community health, empower youth, build racial equity and increase opportunities for farmers and producers are encouraged to attend. Scholarship applications are being […]

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SAVE THE DATE: Michigan Good Food Summit, Oct. 22, 2018

This October, the Michigan Good Food Summit will amplify underrepresented voices across the food system as we continue advancing the Good Food Charter’s vision of equity, sustainability and a thriving economy for all of Michigan and its people. Whether you’re a food consumer, grower or buyer; line cook, server or chef; advocate, educator or policymaker […]

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Calling all CSA Farmers!

The Michigan Statewide CSA Working Group announces the release of the first Michigan CSA Farm Survey. Data from this survey serves as a critical underpinning toward developing broad strategies to support Michigan’s CSA farmers and their communities. If you are currently a CSA farmer, or have had a CSA operation in the past, please consider […]

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