FFN: Six Years and Counting

by Diane Conners, Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities

The Northwest Michigan Food & Farming Network was born out of a 2009 Farm Route farmroutebannerto Prosperity Summit organized by economic development and business groups, farmers and farm groups, nonprofit local food policy advocates, land conservancies, job training organizations, health professionals, community garden supporters, school Continue reading

Network Born Out of 2009 Farming Summit

By Diane Conners – Michigan Land Use Institute

Farm Route Summit 2009

The Northwest Michigan Food & Farming Network was born out of a 2009 Farm Route to Prosperity Summit organized by economic development and business groups, farmers and farm groups, nonprofit local food policy advocates, land conservancies, job training organizations, health professionals, community garden supporters, school food service directors, and many others. The purpose of the summit was to determine how the region’s food and farm interests should follow up on the Grand Vision Continue reading