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Gaps in Produce Supply Chain Offer Local Food Opportunities

February 20, 2012 | By Patty Cantrell

As fresh markets grow, distributors and retailers scramble to keep up...

Wanted: Grassroots Push for Improved Farm Bill

August 26, 2011 | By Patty Cantrell

D.C.’s cuts could challenge growth of local food projects...

Wanted: Financing for 'Food Desert' Farms

July 28, 2011 | By Patty Cantrell

Farm Credit System could help farmers grow for neglected markets...

Saginaw and Flint: Shrinking Cities, Expanding Communities

November 14, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

Urban gardeners, nearby farmers grow new, local food economy...

Flint: Mowing Weeds, Planting Seeds, Growing Citizens

November 5, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

A down-and-out town finds strength in its people and governments...

Food Charter: Growing Success for Small Farms

September 30, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

25-step plan points way to more jobs, better health, stronger state economy...

Land Protection, Good Food Charter Would Help State Economy

September 13, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

Elections a chance to push Lansing on farm policy improvements...

Time to Push Candidates on Local Food

September 7, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

Budding statewide movement deserves attention from lawmakers...

West Michigan Organizations Spur Good Food Transformation

August 23, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

Community groups, advocates, schools pitch in to ‘go local’...

West Michigan Businesses, Governments Incorporate Good Food

August 23, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

Leaders campaign to ‘go local,’ ‘go green,” and protect farmland...

West Michigan Good Food Spotlight:

August 19, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

Updates from Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Holland...

Good Food Networks Bonding West Michigan

August 11, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

From neighborhoods to boardrooms, local food is building community’s economy...

Food Boosts Kalamazoo's North Side Development

July 23, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

Grocery store anchors new activity, community garden...

MSU Extension Grows a Stronger Kalamazoo

July 9, 2010 | By Patty Cantrell

Staff reconnects food, farming, and community building...

Kalamazoo: Oh, the Webs They Weave!

December 1, 2009 | By Patty Cantrell

Town’s many networks support its booming Good Food movement...

Kalamazoo: Hospital Digs into Local Food

November 19, 2009 | By Patty Cantrell

Pioneering move finds strong support from town’s Good Food scene...

Kalamazoo: Getting Ready for Good Food

November 9, 2009 | By Patty Cantrell

Locals reinvent, grow region’s innovative traditions...

Decentralize, Diversify, Localize:

September 30, 2009 | By Patty Cantrell

Three ways the regional food movement can make our food safer...

Benton Harbor: Colleges Stock Up, Save on Local Foods

August 31, 2009 | By Patty Cantrell

Connections to area farms help schools retain employees, students...

Benton Harbor: Pulling Together Food and Farm Leaders

August 21, 2009 | By Patty Cantrell

A new food council comes up with tableful of ideas...

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