Author Archives: W. DeWayne Wells

Newest DFFC Work Group Focuses on Health Care Sector

Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative is pleased to announce the official formation of the DFFC’s newest work group, the Health Care Work Group. The group’s goal is to promote a healthier Detroit through working at the intersection of healthy food … Continue reading

Mini-grants for Grassroots Efforts to get Residents Active

Applications are now being accepted for Active Living Mini-grants that promote active living and physical health in Detroit neighborhoods. Active Living Mini-grants, funded in part by Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative, of up to $1,000 will be awarded to Detroit-based community … Continue reading

What’s Happening with CNR?

Many of us associated with the Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative have our ears to the ground about the Child Nutrition Reauthorization, as we were heavily involved in advocating for a number of components last year – many of which … Continue reading

Schools Work Group Remobilizes with an Ambitious Agenda

The Detroit Food & Fitness Schools Work Group gathered earlier this month at the Detroit Public Schools’ Office of School Nutrition after an almost yearlong hiatus. The group outlined two main goals to work on this year: 1) to develop … Continue reading

Food & Community Gathering, Detroit Style

The bi-annual Food & Community Gathering, held May 20-22, was meaningful for a number of reasons, but for us Detroiters, it was extra special because it was hosted here in the “D,” our hometown, at the Marriott at the Renaissance … Continue reading