Groundwork recently launched Building Resilient Communities (BRC), a program designed to increase the amount of nutritious, locally grown food served in community-focused sites throughout northwest Michigan. BRC aims to increase community health while building...
When COVID-19 hit, northwest lower Michigan’s food system was put to the test and showed remarkable strength. Can we be improve? You bet. Let’s take a look at how.
As Farm to School Month draws to a close, we honor schools doing it right! Farm to school is one of the most important movements alive in America today, because it’s about creating a healthy food culture, and without that big does of prevention, our health care system doesn’t stand a chance.
Kids bond with local foods, farms and farmers themselves when growers visit schools and share stories and good things to taste!
Pellston high school students head to Bliss Gardens Farm to cultivate a culture of healthy local food at their school. Highlights: harvesting vegetables planted by their classmates in the spring and baking custom-made protein bars from vegetables.