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Michigan Local Food Council Network Michigan

Liz Gensler

Email
gensler@msu.edu
Phone
517-353-1914

Megan Masson-Minock

Email
megan@enp-associates.com
Phone
734-646-3163

http://www.canr.msu.edu/local_food_council_network/?

Governance

Housed in another non-profit; Government employees are members of the council or participate in the meetings; Government seeks advice or recommendations from the FPC

Top Priorities

Organizational priorities: Advocacy and policy capacity building, Diversity and inclusion, Networking; Policy priorities: Food procurement, Healthy food access

Notable Achievements

The Michigan Local Food Council Network offered small seed grants in 2017, to help build capacity in new and existing councils. The seed grants have aided six existing councils continue and strengthen their work and six new councils form and catalyze their work. This has also led to broader participation in the network; the increased opportunity for partnership and co-learning benefits all members.