“Policy Webinar” – Good Food & Good Business: State Options
Charting a Course toward Good Food and Good Business: State Options December 14, 2011 11 a.m. Central Time
Healthier people and a more thriving economy can result from strengthening food systems. This webinar will feature presentations about work in the states to bring food that is affordable, fresh and healthy to schools and communities. It will include an overview of Michigan’s Good Food Charter including provisions related to local food purchasing, school nutrition standards and nutrition education that incorporates agricultural entrepreneurship. Local food systems including the Nuestras Raíces project in Holyoke, Massachusetts and policy efforts by Wholesome Wave and their cultural, health and economic benefits will also be discussed.