Author Archives: Meredith Freeman

Increasing Access to Good Food While Driving Economic Development

Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative members and friends, and others who care about access to good food in Detroit, are welcome to join a launch event for the Michigan Good Food Fund. It will take place from 10:00 a.m. to … Continue reading

First-of-its-kind Fund Launches to Support Good Food for All

Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative members and friends, and others who care about access to good food in Detroit, are welcome to join a launch event for the Michigan Good Food Fund. It will take place from 10:00 a.m. to … Continue reading

New Release: Economic Analysis of Detroit’s Food System

Detroit’s rich agricultural history, vibrant community food system, and expanding food business opportunities were the impetus for the development of the Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative Economic Analysis of Detroit’s Food System. In mid- to late 2013, research and data … Continue reading

DFFC to Study Detroit Food Economy

Detroit has a rich agricultural history and is home to a vibrant community food system. Although Detroit has experienced decades of economic decline, there are many assets fueling the city’s future. Detroit is a national model for urban agriculture initiatives, … Continue reading

Support a Fair Farm Bill: Sign Our Petition Today!

Over the last year, a subcommittee of the Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative (DFFC) Food Systems Work Group has been working on a list of priorities for the federal farm bill which will be reauthorized this year. The group firmly … Continue reading