October 13, 2015 8:04 PMCategory: Nutrition

Flint Farmers’ Market: A Great Place Connecting People with Healthy Food

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Flint Farmers’ market was recognized this year as one of the American Planning Association’s annual list of Great Places in America. The market has many great qualities. It is housed in a former printing building that was creatively reused. It’s celebrated for the variety of uses that take place within the space and credited with acting […]

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October 6, 2015 8:33 PMCategory: Nutrition

Defining Food Deserts

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The American Planning Association Food Systems Planning Interest Group (FIG) is a coalition of planners and allied professionals who have come together to advance food systems planning at the local, regional, state, or national level. FIG provides networking opportunities for professionals engaged in food systems planning; professional development and mentoring opportunities for new and seasoned planners wishing to […]

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October 1, 2015 5:37 PMCategory: Nutrition

Fighting Food Injustice

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The South Madison Farmers’ Market is a member of the Plan4Health initiative in Dane County, Wisconsin. This is a repost of Dadit Hidayat’s June 30 blog entry titled “South Madison urban farmer fights food injustice with Ex-Cons.” By Dadit Hidayat Just like his farming journey, Robert Pierce, Manager of the South Madison Farmers’ Market (SMFM), has struggled to […]

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