An Ohio restaurant is following the current trend to change menus in order to incorporate fresher food that is locally produced. The chef believes local produce will ensure freshness of his menu and also support the local Ohio economy.
NGFN Regional Lead Team initiative provides free, fresh, local produce to Los Angeles County WIC customers
A new initiative by the Center for Food & Justice, a National Good Food Network Regional Lead Team, delivers fresh local food to low income Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) recipients. Three WIC-only retail chains will give away free bags of fresh local food each month.
Sustainable Agriculture is Key, New Report Finds
At least 250 people from six states attended the March 30 Marketing and Food Systems Initiative workshop hosted by the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Ames.
Sow the Seeds, a project of the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) in partnership with the Wedge Co-op, announced a series of small grants today to support farmer education and outreach on season extension for fruit and vegetable production in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa.
MonroeNews.com (Monroe County, Michigan) on how the "buy local" trend is scaling up, with particular mention of the National Good Food Network.
Michigan Land Use Institute (MLUI.org) feature article: Group forms to help farmers, retailers make local connections
ARLINGTON, Virginia (August 14, 2008) – The Wallace Center at Winrock International announces its first round of grant awards to regional efforts across the United States involved in moving good food – healthy, green, fair, affordable food – beyond the direct-to-consumer realm into larger-scale, wholesale channels.
ARLINGTON, Virginia (August 14, 2008) – The Wallace Center at Winrock International announces the formation of a 15-member Advisory Council that will guide its latest initiative, the National Good Food Network.
SEED FUNDING FOR MOVING GOOD FOOD INTO LARGER-SCALE MARKETS: Wallace Center seeks regional leaders for national good food network.