The Sierra Club  
 Representing Lenawee, Monroe and Washtenaw counties
 
 
   

Local food & Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Bookmark and Share

Michigan

Homegrown Festival and Local Food Summit
The HomeGrown Festival seeks to engage the entire community of Southeast Michigan around issues of food security, enjoyment and environmental quality by celebrating good food and local business with family-oriented fun and activities.

Lunasa one-stop shopping for products produced in Michigan by people who live in Michigan.Lunasa Market links producers and consumers of local goods, year round, through an online order system and an in-person distribution transfer location.

Eat Close to Home
A blog dedicated to exploring foods grown and produced within 100 miles or so of Ann Arbor.

Eat Wild
Pasture-based meat in Michigan.

Michigan Food & Farming Alliance
Has link to Eating Organically Guide, lists farmers by county. If you only know the farm name, there is a list in the back that gives you the county.

Michigan Cheese Makers Cooperative
Small-farm cheese makers.

Edible Avalon
Community gardening.

The Farmers Marketer
Adventures in food in Ann Arbor and beyond. List of local CSA farms.

Sierra Club - Michigan Chapter
list of sources of local, organic, non-CAFO foods

CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations)
Information about animal factories in Michigan and list of sustainable alternatives.


General

Certified Humane
Certification and labeling program. The only animal welfare label requiring the humane treatment of farm animals from birth through slaughter. Humane Farm Animal Care program standards include nutritious diet without antibiotics or hormones, animals raised with shelter, resting areas, sufficient space and the ability to engage in natural behaviors.

Local Harvest
Search for CSAs, Farm Markets and other local food options.You can request email notice for upcoming events within a given radius.

Cornucopia Institute
Seeking economic justice for the family-scale farming community.

Eat Well Guide
Find local, sustainable and organic food by zip code.

Sustainable Table
Guides and resources to help you shop sustain ably.

Rodale Institute
The Farm Locator is still a great place to locate a farm in your area and will soon be a great place for farmers and businesses to connect. They're adding restaurants, retail stores, institutional buyers and other food businesses interested in purchasing produce from local farmers.

USDA Alternative Farming Systems Info Center
Specializes in identifying resources about sustainable food systems and practices in support of USDA's effort to ensure a sustainable future for agriculture and farmers worldwide. Community Supported Agriculture page.

National Sustainable Agricultural Info System - National Center for Appropriate Technology
Directories of local food sources that help buyers find goods and growers find markets.

Robyn Van En Center CSA National Resource Center
Provides a national resource center about Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) for people across the nation and around the world.


Recipes

Tantre Farm Recipes
Recipes with produce grown at Tantre Farms near Chelsea.

Care2 food & recipes
 
Listing of a particular merchant above does not imply endorsement by the SierraClub.

Last updated Feb. 2012

© Copyright 2001-2014  Sierra Club.  All rights reserved.
Contact Us | Change of address | Michigan Chapter Sierra Club | National Sierra Club

DHTML JavaScript Menu By Milonic.com