Groups Launch Michigan Farm to Institution Network

The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems and the nonprofit Ecology Center environmental group partner on effort to promote local purchasing by schools, hospitals and other large entities.

The Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems and the nonprofit Ecology Center environmental group announced the launch of the Michigan Farm to Institution Network, reports the Grand Haven Tribune. Organizers say they want schools, child care centers, hospitals, colleges and universities to get 20 percent of their food products from Michigan growers, producers and processors by 2020. The

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