Increasing the amount of Michigan-produced foods served in schools, hospitals and other institutions will be the focus of a new network launched through the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems and the nonprofit Ecology Center environmental group. The Michigan Farm to Institution network will connect farmers, food processors and food service directors.
According to excerpts from the article:
"Organizers 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."
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