Healthy Eating and Access – Local Teams Helping Youth
The HEALTHY Muskegon program is committed to the goal of providing fresh, local, healthy food for everyone in our community. Through a re-granting program, network meetings, learning journeys, shared knowledge and experience, we work together with HEALTHY Muskegon to improve our community’s health. Take a look at our list of grant recipients to see what great work is going on in our community!
NEW - Muskegon Food Hub Operation Study
[July 2015] - A new study looking at ways to grow Muskegon and the west Michigan lakeshore regional food system has offered recommendations for a "food hub" that brings growers and buyers together in ways that maintain the food value chain from farm to customer and can increase the amount of healthy food in communities that lack grocery stores.
This study was conducted by Marty Gerencer, principal, Morse Marketing Connections, and Evan Smith, Cherry Capital Foods, guided by a community advisory council and a host of local, state and national local foods experts. The project was funded by Consumers Energy and U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development and administered by the Community Foundation for Muskegon County.
Click here to download the full study.
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