We love our neighbors!We are grateful for our local farmers and gardeners, and also to Food Rescue of Northwest Michigan and the Northwest Food Coalition's Farm2Neighbor Program, for the beautiful produce we've been enjoying. Sweet corn, apricots, cabbage, red raspberries, salad mix, turnips...it's a bountiful time of year when Neighbors share with Neighbors <3 ... See MoreSee Less
Be an advocate too!Northwest Food Coalition overwhelmingly approved a letter to state and federal elected officials in support of continued SNAP benefits and other efforts to increase food security and equity for everyone. We're proud of the work the Food Coalition did to reach consensus and get to a vote, and glad we are speaking up for our neighbors in need.
"As families continue to make difficult decisions around affording food, medications, housing, and more, increased food insecurity will likely lead to adverse health outcomes, creating additional burdens on our already strained healthcare systems. The decrease in SNAP benefits will also reduce economic activity and hurt grocery stores and local food businesses." ... See MoreSee Less