Food and Farming Network Publishes Report to Community

At its annual Food and Farming Network Summit on March 13, 2015, the Northwest Michigan Food and Farming Network distributed copies of its first annual report to the community.

The 66 page document details the work of Network partners in attending to its goal and objectives.  The report features 53 narratives written by 45 authors from around northwest Lower Michigan. Each story attaches itself to one of the Network’s goals and objectives.

It is a diverse and fascinating read, full of facts, representing a broad swath of important work happening though the Network’s many connections.  To view the report online, and to download a high resolution PDF version, click the image below.

FFN Report Online


To view other resources important to Northwest Michigan food and farming community, visit our resource page.

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