Food


DETROIT, MICHIGAN - APRIL 14: A volunteer with Forgotten Harvest loads food into a cart at a mobile pantry April 14, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. The organization distributes food throughout the metro area, which has seen an uptick in demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
More Than 600,000 Michiganders Don’t Have the Food They Need

While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) holds up coronavirus relief, Michigan's food banks are seeing dramatic rises in need.

5 Ways to Find Food Assistance in Michigan

Here’s your guide for all things food, from farmers markets to meal delivery for older adults.

Thousands of students who need help statewide will receive assistance soon.
Michigan Extends Food Assistance to Technical Education Students

Food aid available for thousands of students who need help statewide.

Soybeans are a livelihood for Michigan farmers like Doug Darling. His farm is a story of survival in these tough times.
Michigan Soybeans Are at Risk and Farmers Are Feeling the Pinch

Soybeans are a livelihood for Michigan farmers like Doug Darling. His farm is a story of survival in these tough times.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer hopes to minimize the spread of COVID-19 with a Michigan order for farmers and migrant workers to get tested for COVID-19 amidst an outbreak.
Michigan Orders COVID-19 Testing After Nearly a Dozen Outbreaks at Farms, Food-Processing Plants

The coronavirus is making its way to farms and food-processing plants. This is what they’re doing about it.

Photo via State Rep. Angela Witwer's office.
WATCH: Michigan’s New Council Will Help Food Insecure Michiganders, Research Prevention

With food security a growing issue, state Rep. Angela Witwer thinks Michigan's diverse agriculture industry can help feed its struggling families.

MIFFS Saginaw Chippewa Tribe 7th Generation Farm Hoophouse Build. (Photo via Facebook)
This Group Is Making Sure Farmers of Color Get a Cut of the USDA’s $3 Million in Grants

Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS) is beginning to approach the long history of racial injustice in agriculture and our current food system.