FFN’s program expands from farmers’ markets into grocery stores
When customers use federal food assistance benefits to purchase fruits and vegetables at participating Detroit grocery stores, they’ll get matching Double Up Food Bucks to spend on more Michigan-grown produce. Learn more.
Fair Food Network is a national nonprofit that works at the intersection of food systems, sustainability and social equity to guarantee access to healthy, fresh and sustainably grown food, especially in underserved communities.
Oran Hesterman, founder and chief executive of the Fair Food Network, was program director for food systems at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. "The most important part of my work as a fundraiser is establishing and maintaining strong relationships."
Q&A with Rep. Stallworth on Strengthening Detroit Voices’ Trip to Washington, D.C.
This September, Fair Food Network’s Strengthening Detroit Voices (SDV) team visited our nation’s capital to meet with policymakers and share firsthand the issues Detroiters face every day accessing healthy food.
You really have to hand it to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). They have accomplished a feat in the last 10 months that Secretary Tom Vilsack and his United States Department of Agriculture have not been able to do after five long years of trying...uniting America’s farmers of all stripes to stand up for each other and speak with one voice.