Project Notes

Food Hub Report: Cherry Capital Foods is one of the case studies in this Wallace Center report. Click here to download...

Get Farming! Keep Farming! Workshops are being scheduled with lots of variety in topic and location. Read more here...

Traverse City Restaurant Supports Farm to School Efforts. Click here for details...

MLUI receives grant to scale up local food in schools. More here...

Food Hub Grant -- A $200,000 grant is bringing a proposed regional food hub in Traverse City one giant step closer. Read more here...

Passing on the Farm: Farm Succession resources. Click here for information on farm succession, presentations from a workshop, links to other resources.

Wholesale Success: resources and links from the February 11 workshop are online here.

Resilience or death: Preparing our farms for the end of agriculture (…as we know it)

Policy update

Farm Bill Passes in the
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Farm Bill Passes in the Senate
Our friends and partners describe the bill as imperfect, but they're very thankful for the work of Senator Stabenow and others in getting it passed. Read analysis from the Center for Rural Affairs and the Senator's own comments. The focus now is on the House, which could pass their version as early as this week! Our friends at NSAC suggest "the situation is not pretty." Keep up with this fast-moving story here.
Breaking news: we just heard that the House failed to pass the Farm Bill. Read more here...