Food In the News

Recent news items about topics related to this year's Reading Together program.

Michigan Needs More Markets, Fresh Food Access

"People in urban and rural areas need better access to healthy food, the Michigan Food Policy Council said in its new report.

Michigan faces the problem of having food accessible to markets, just not in all the right locations.

That problem prompted groups like the Michigan Food Policy Council to take action, said Jane Whitacre, its director. The council is a commission set up by the state with members representing areas such as agriculture, industry and education." More...

—Great Lakes Echo, Dec 20, 2013