Author Archives: Melinda Clynes

Diet for a Small Planet Author Lauds Food Systems Work in Detroit

On January 18, Detroit Food Policy Council welcomed Frances Moore Lappé to the Julian C. Madison Building to talk about her journey – from her early-career decision that food would be the focus of her life’s work, to her recent … Continue reading

Harvest Time in the D

Part of the mission of the Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative is to develop ways to ensure that everyone in Detroit has access to affordable, locally grown food. Detroit Community Markets are neighborhood locations where residents and visitors can do … Continue reading

St. Clair Farmer Serves Southeast Michigan Farmers’ Markets

Buying local is an important concept for DFFC because we believe a strong food and agriculture economy in Michigan can impact improvements in public health through better access to healthy food for all citizens. And there’s no better way to … Continue reading

Michigan Good Food Summit – Well Done!

Two weeks ago, 350 individuals gathered at the Michigan Good Food Summit in Lansing to discuss all issues around the Michigan Good Food Charter, which is a vision and plan to create an equitable food system in our state. The … Continue reading