Fair Food Matters was founded in 2001 because the people of our community deserve information that helps us make good choices about how we feed ourselves. Today we are forging new community relationships as well as expanding our message and our programs. Click here to see our 2009 Strategic Plan.
Our mission: To improve access to healthy, local food by educating, connecting, and empowering the Kalamazoo community.
Our vision: We envision thriving communities growing and distributing safe, nutritious, locally produced foods that foster healthy communities, environments, and economies.
Our board: The following people are currently guiding Fair Food Matters in its mission and vision:
We welcome public comments at our board meetings, which take place regularly on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30pm. ** Please note: our December 2014 board meeting will take place on December 16 from 6-7:30pm. Board meetings are located in the Bronson Gilmore Center for Health Education, 7 Healthcare Plaza Kalamazoo, MI 49007.
Our staff: The following people are working to realize the vision of Fair Food Matters: