Welcome to the Northwest Michigan Food and Farming Network (FFN). Here, you’ll find a snapshot of activities throughout northwest Lower Michigan in support of our network’s goals and objectives. This group is truly a network. The ties that bind us mainly go unseen, but our activity is broad and deep. Find more information on the activities of the five task forces that make us tick under the “Task Forces” tab above.

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In 2016, the Food and Farming Network began awarding “mini-grants”—small amounts of seed money for innovative, collaborative projects to enhance our local food system. Read the comprehensive mini-grant report and other network publications here.

2017 Chapman Award

We’re proud to announce that George and Sally Shetler from the Shetler Family Dairy in Kalkaska, Michigan were presented with the 2017 Chapman Award. Read more about that here.


Download our 2017 Action Toolkit here!

The big question in this community resource guide is ‘WHAT CAN I DO?’ Each of our network’s five task forces came up with specific action points related to their work, and provided resources to help you execute them.

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