Dig into this quarterly report to hear about the reimagined healthy food financing helping bring a community-owned grocery store to Flint, learn about our Collateral Initiative investment in Detroit Soul in partnership with Michigan Good Food Fund lender Detroit Development Fund, and more.
See how Double Up programs in 29 states from coast to coast stepped up to bring affordable fruits and vegetables within reach of every family while generating $30+ million in SNAP and Double Up dollars supporting local farmers and grocers.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
This infographic is a great snapshot of the results of FFN’s Strenthening Detroit Voices Telephone Town Hall.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
What would be the economic impact of encouraging residents in and around Detroit to purchase more local food and beverages? In a word – major. […]
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 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 […]