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Sustainability Literacy Task Force (SLTF). The following questions are intended to get students in a variety of disciplines started on researching food issues and solutions related to what they are studying.
"Growing Hope has been empowering local communities to grow and eat healthy food. Young and old come together to grow their own fresh produce, revitalize their neighborhoods and teach one another the beauty and hope that comes from nurturing soil, seeds and self. Neighbors and vendors gather at our farmers market to connect and share around healthy, local food. Advocacy for social justice, self-reliance and healthy lifestyles results in public policy support for healthy food and urban agriculture."
"Slow Food Huron Valley (SFHV) is a 501(c)3 chapter of Slow Food USA and is located in southeastern Michigan. We work to strengthen our region’s food system, build community food security, and preserve our culinary heritage"
"FoodLab started in January 2011 with a handful of good food entrepreneurs gathered around a kitchen table to talk about how we could support each other and contribute to Detroit’s growing good food movement. "
"Project Grow provides Ann Arbor–area residents with the space, know-how, and inspiration to grow their own fresh, organic food. Gardens are located throughout the community, many near public transportation, so you can choose a site that's close to home."
In addition, Project Grow in partnershop with WCC offers an Organic Gardener Certification Program duing the Winter semester.
Program mission: Foster a reciprocal relationship with maternal and infant health providers, breastfeeding advocates, and local food providers in Detroit to:
•Champion a healthy, sustainable food system
•Increase healthy food access for families
•Promote and protect breast milk as the ideal first food for babies
"The Healthy Food in Health Care Program is part of a national campaign through Health Care Without Harm. It works to expand the network of hospitals purchasing more sustainably-produced food for their patients and staff. A primary goal is to make the critical link between how food is grown and distributed and public and environmental health."
"Now, many years from those first days in a tiny store front, PFC continues to provide quality food at fair prices with a strong commitment to offering local products, many of which are sustainably or organically grown."
"Ypsilanti Food Cooperative strives to provide our community with high-quality food and consumer goods, which are produced using ecologically-sound methods, and which promote sustainability of our environment and respect for the health and well-being of the people that provide them."