How every Michigan food pantry can partner with local farmers

Christina BarkelChristina Barkel, the food equity specialist for Groundwork Center for Resilient Communities recently wrote an op-ed piece for

“I’m thinking of a day a few years back when I witnessed something that was plain on the surface, but which was actually evidence of a micro-revolution in food access and it happened in a Traverse City parking lot.

It represents a revolution that provides far healthier foods for food pantry and meal site clients, while providing economic support for farm families and communities. And what I saw that day was a change that can benefit farmers and families all across Michigan, if we try….”

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