Food


Michigan's food deserts are another symptom of the growing economic issues and disparities in the state.
A Trip to the Store: Michigan Food Deserts Leave Few Options for Hungry Families

Where are Michigan’s food deserts in 2020, and what should you know if you live in one?

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‘Blood, Sweat, and Tears’: Michigan Farmers Stay Committed to Healthy Food During COVID-19

COVID-19 showed possibilities for smaller operations to succeed, though experts skeptical on major industry shift.

A Daily Bread volunteer prepares food for pick-up in Adrian, Michigan.
Keep Going Michigan: How to Give Hungry Michiganders a Happy Holiday

In a city facing an especially hard winter for unhoused Michiganders, Daily Bread of Lenawee is showing how to give back this holiday season.

Terre Haute - Circa May 2020: SNAP and EBT Accepted here sign. SNAP and Food Stamps provide nutrition benefits to supplement the budgets of disadvantaged families.
Michigan Blocks Trump’s Efforts to Slash Food Assistance During the Pandemic

Attorney General Dana Nessel joined a coalition of states fighting to stop Trump's efforts to take food assistance away from out-of-work Michiganders.

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.