The following links are resources and sites of interest that we have found in our work. If you have suggestions for other interesting links, please email us.
Locavore90 is a FREE program provided by Arcadia Farms and Flowerfield Enterprises that challenges and equips families in Southwest Michigan to eat a locavore (local-only) diet for 90 days.
One of Michigan's oldest organizations working toward organic, sustainable and local agriculture in our state.
A national coalition of organizations working on community food issues. Fair Food Matters is a member of this organization.
A project of the Community Food Security Coalition, Farm to College works with organizations all over the country to help them bring more local foods into schools.
A group of students, faculty and staff at Kalamazoo College are working with Sodexo to serve more local foods in the campus cafeteria. Fair Food Matters is partnering to help make this goal a reality.
WMU history professor Dr. Kristin Szylvian is part of the team that has put together this impressive collection of oral and other histories of one of the most important fruit-growing regions in the country.
Use this site to find farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area, where you can buy produce, grass-fed meats, and many other goodies.
A virtual meeting place for people in southwest Michigan and northern Indiana to find sources of local foods - and share tales of how eating locally is changing their life, health, and community.
Mapping your local 'food web' - the connections between producers, retailers and consumers - will highlight its importance for your local economy, landscape and community.
The phrase "Buy Local" has turned into an increasingly popular trend over the years.