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Michigan's pantries and small farms sow seeds of health equity

Designed to help feed people in times of need, the community food pantry has instead contributed to illness. Now, some Michigan organizations are reworking the charitable food model to provide access to healthful farm-grown foods instead.

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Connecting customers with local farm fresh food is the job of the Michigan food hub

In Michigan, food hubs increase consumer access to fresh produce, and help farmers build a sustainable business model. While they all have similar goals, no two food hubs are alike. We found out why.


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Food access surveys inform next steps in Battle Creek and across Michigan

Food access data gathered in three Michigan urban communities will help local food organizations increase fresh food availability through innovation.

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Michigan fruits and vegetables feed and educate kids

A growing number of Michigan kids are eating healthier, local food at school through a statewide program called 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids & Farms. We look at how it works in Battle Creek and beyond.
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