Category Archives: DFFC

Plenty of Detroit Victories to Celebrate During National Bike Month

The city of Detroit has faced many major financial challenges after year after year of downsizing prior to its bankruptcy. Detroit simply could not provide the same level of service that other cities could. Parks were underfunded and many not … Continue reading

Food For Change Summit a Success

On March 10 and 11, the Detroit Food Policy Council and the Detroit Food & Fitness Collaborative were pleased to present Detroit Food 2016: Food for Change at the Benson & Edith Ford Conference Center in Detroit. With much energy and charge for … 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

Time for a Tune Up: Detroit Food Security Policy is being Revamped

It’s been a busy six months at the Detroit Food Policy Council. We have been working to update the city’s food security policy, which was originally adopted in 2008, following two years of hard work driven by the Detroit Black Community … Continue reading