Resources

REPORT
March 22, 2017

The 2014 Farm Bill created a new competitive grant program to test the idea that providing incentives to SNAP program participants to buy fruits and […]

REPORT
March 14, 2017

Book by Sarah Morath, forward by Oran B. Hesterman, PhD  Consumers are increasingly interested in knowing who produced their food and how it was produced. […]

REPORT
February 9, 2017

This report summarizes the first year results of the medium- and large-scale Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive program (FINI) funded projects conducted in grocery stores and […]

REPORT
January 18, 2017

Low-income families were more likely to use their federal food assistance on nutritious food after learning that their dollars can be doubled for more fruits […]

VIDEO
REPORT
June 27, 2016

This report highlights 2015 activities and the impact supported businesses are having on four key areas: supporting small and mid-size farms across the Northeast, promoting […]

PRESENTATION
February 2, 2016

On February 3, 2016, Fair Food Network President and CEO Oran B. Hesterman  testified before the House Committee on Agriculture Nutrition Subcommittee sharing the positive […]

REPORT
February 1, 2016

Fair Food Network works at the intersection of food systems, sustainability, and social equity to develop solutions that support farmers, strengthen local economies, and increase […]

REPORT
June 29, 2015

Fair Food Network works at the intersection of food systems, sustainability, and social equity to develop solutions that support farmers, strengthen local economies, and increase […]

REPORT
May 13, 2015

Since 2009, Fair Food Network has been building the Double Up Food Bucks SNAP fruit and vegetable incentive program in Michigan from its modest beginning […]

REPORT
January 19, 2015

Fair Food Network has been working with the Food Research and Action Center, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, PolicyLink, and regional partners as part of The […]

REPORT
October 21, 2014

A new competitive grants program with the goal to increase the purchase and consumption of fruits and vegetables among SNAP participants. Check out our primer […]

REPORT
August 11, 2014

This report shares how our Double Up Food Bucks program grew from a small pilot in Detroit to a statewide success story that supported more […]

REPORT
July 3, 2014

Led by Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan, this project was developed to give voice to the thousands of people in southeastern Michigan who […]

REPORT
January 9, 2014

This community food assessment (CFA) grew from conversations in 2010 with members of Good Food BC, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Fair Food Network and the Michigan […]

REPORT
November 21, 2013

This report summarizes results of a two-year cluster evaluation of four organizations—Fair Food Network, Wholesome Wave, marketumbrella.org, and Roots of Change—that offer healthy food incentives […]

AUDIO
August 22, 2013

On August 8, 2013, Fair Food Network hosted its second successful Telephone Town Hall to provide a forum for Detroit residents to learn about Double […]

INFOGRAPHIC
June 21, 2013

The 20% Shift – Infographic The Economic Benefits of Food Localization for Michigan and The Capital Required to Realize Them by Michael Shuman View this […]

REPORT
May 14, 2013

Fair Food Network completed an evaluation of its Double Up Food Bucks incentive program for 2012. This one page summary provides a quick overview of […]

REPORT
May 9, 2013

Fair Food Network completed an evaluation of its Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) incentive program for 2012. This report, a part of a three-year evaluation, […]

REPORT
May 9, 2013

The 20% Shift The Economic Benefits of Food Localization for Michigan and The Capital Required to Realize Them by Michael Shuman This report, sponsored by […]

REPORT
April 16, 2013

At FFN, we engage with stakeholders from many walks of life: low-income consumers who receive SNAP benefits, health care providers who serve low-income communities, community […]

INFOGRAPHIC
February 5, 2013

This infographic is a great snapshot of the results of FFN’s Strenthening Detroit Voices Telephone Town Hall.

REPORT
January 3, 2013

As part of FFN’s Strenthening Detroit Voices project, FFN reached out to low-income families hampered by an inability to access healthy food in Detroit by […]

REPORT
December 13, 2012

This report summarizes initial results of a cluster evaluation of four organizations – Fair Food Network, Market Umbrella, Roots of Change, and Wholesome Wave – […]

AUDIO
December 13, 2012

Fair Food Network hosted a Telephone Town Hall on December 5, 2012 to engage Detroiters in a conversation about the issues they face putting healthy […]

REPORT
November 29, 2012

Fair Food Network has been working with the Food Research and Action Center, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, and PolicyLink as part of The Food and […]

REPORT
April 19, 2012

Fair Food Network completed an evaluation of its Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) incentive program for 2011. This report, a part of a three-year evaluation, […]

REPORT
May 31, 2011

Heralded by The New York Times as “an important, accessible book on a crucial subject,” Oran Hesterman’s 2011 book, Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System […]

REPORT
November 19, 2010

By Kate Fitzgerald, FFN Senior Policy Advisor As we work to inform the debate on important food and agriculture policy initiatives, such as the Farm […]

REPORT
November 16, 2010

What would be the economic impact of encouraging residents in and around Detroit to purchase more local food and beverages? In a word – major. […]

REPORT
September 8, 2010

This report assesses the current environment and potential for change in two cities where the need for food justice is particularly acute: Detroit and Oakland.

REPORT
September 8, 2010

Report from Convening in Holyoke, MA, and Dublin, NH, March 1-3, 2010. In March of 2010, Fair Food Network took a step to gather key […]

REPORT
September 8, 2010

Michigan is one of the hardest hit states in our economic downturn. This report presents some realistic facts about Michigan’s situation and the opportunity that […]