Stories tagged: "Michigan Food and Farming Systems"

From Farm to Jack-O-Lantern: The Life of a Michigan Pumpkin

Ever wonder how your favorite pumpkin patch grows its pumpkins? Or how the pumpkin you grabbed at the farmer’s market came to be? Here’s how. 

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.

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.