Resources

REPORT
June 23, 2017
Our investments in good food are getting great results. Take a look at our 2016 Fair Food Fund Annual Report.
REPORT
June 6, 2017
Dig deeper into results from our Michigan Double Up program in this one-page overview.
REPORT
June 6, 2017
See how the Double Up grocery program has grown in this one-page Grocery Program Overview.
REPORT
June 6, 2017
Dig deeper into Double Up's nationwide impact through this one-page overview.
REPORT
May 8, 2017
Fair Food Network provided a testimony at the second public hearing on the 2018 farm bill, spotlighting the power of healthy food incentives. Watch a full video here.
REPORT
May 5, 2017
We sat down with some of the families, farmers, market managers, store owners, and others that make Double Up Food Bucks a success in Michigan and now in communities across America. Hear their stories in this series: Voices of Double Up in America.
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
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 other non-direct retail in 2015.
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 […]

REPORT
October 1, 2016

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. […]

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 […]

REPORT
April 7, 2016
Download the Fair Food Network brochure and learn how we’re pioneering solutions for families, farmers, and local economies.
REPORT
April 7, 2016
Download the Fair Food Fund brochure to learn how we’re growing the good food economy.
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 […]