We welcome you to visit the following resources and food-related
sites of interest:
This network aims to support community gardens throughout
Kalamazoo County, with a special emphasis on those that serve
low-income and food-insecure residents.
A growing coalition of individuals and organizations working
toward a healthy local food system in Kalamazoo County. Inspired
by the Michigan Good Food Charter.
A celebration of local food, local farming and sustainable
living. Featuring speakers, demonstrations, exhibitors, music,
food and family activities, it's a regional happening!
One of Michigan's oldest organizations working toward organic,
sustainable and local agriculture in our state.
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
Mapping your local 'food web' - the connections between
producers, retailers and consumers - will highlight its
importance for your local economy, landscape and community.
Find local independent businesses to support!
Find out where your food comes from with this crowd-sourced
nationwide food guide.
BALLE's mission is to catalyze, strengthen and connect networks
of locally owned independent businesses dedicated to building
strong Local Living Economies.
Michigan Good Food Network aims to promote policy changes that
will advance "good food" in Michigan - food that is healthy,
green, fair and affordable.
Good Food BC is a group of organizations and individuals who
work together to promote healthy food choices through education,
support of local producers, and create access to good food for
Fair Food Network is a national nonprofit pioneering solutions
that support farmers, strengthen local economies, and increase
access to healthy food—especially in our most underserved
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