Stories of Change

A series of inspirational stories about the people, places and things that are helping people eat healthy and move more. It is made possible with funding from Michigan Fitness Foundation.

Partner Content Farmers Market Food Navigators at the Bay Mills Farmers Market.

SNAP-Ed Eastern U.P. educators innovate in the face of COVID-19


Partner Content Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley (in red tie) joins SNAP-Ed Nutrition Educator Amanda Mattila and residents during a Fresh Conversations session at Hasselbring Senior Center in Flint.

Greater Flint Health Coalition + SNAP-Ed = a healthier community


Partner Content The Thumb Blessing Box on the Thumbody Express.

Thumb-area collaboration blesses bus riders with food and more


Partner Content Amy St. Germain, a nutrition educator at the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids, works as a Farmers Market Food Navigator at the Muskegon Farmers Market.

Food Navigators deliver healthy food to the people


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Feature Story Papa Mike’s Pumpkin Patch
Partner Content Produce at a Michigan Farm to Family: CSA pickup at Lakeshore Depot in Marquette.

In the Upper Peninsula, finding an affordable CSA is a SNAP


Partner Content Produce at a Michigan Farm to Family: CSA pickup at Lakeshore Depot in Marquette.

In the Upper Peninsula, finding an affordable CSA is a SNAP


Partner Content A child in the Child and Family Charities Family Growth Center's community garden.
Feature Story Central Michigan University New Venture Competition

CMU New Venture Competition winner reinvents eye healthcare


Partner Content A Minges Brook Elementary student tastes herbs from the school garden planted by students.
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Partner Content Campers at the YMCA summer day camp at Petoskey's Ottawa Elementary School play a game, hosted by Health Department of Northwest Michigan staff, in which they try to guess what fruit or vegetable is in a bag without looking.

SNAP-Ed plays a part in creating community health hubs in schools


Partner Content Fresh Conversations participant LaDonna Johnson prepares to eat a corn salad she made using a recipe she got from the program.
Partner Content Rachel Bloch, the Marquette-Alger Regional Education Service Agency’s health education consultant and MFF SNAP-Ed program lead.

Innovative program makes CSAs accessible to Michigan families


Partner Content A young participant in The Learning Kitchen.