MSU Center for Regional Food Systems


The goal of the MSU Center for Regional Food Systems is to engage the people of Michigan, the United States and the world in applied research, education and outreach to develop regionally integrated, sustainable food systems.  It strives to:

  • Partner across Michigan to advance the goals of the Michigan Good Food Charter.
  • Educate new generations to lead regional food systems research and practice.
  • Cultivate and support communities of practice around emerging regional food systems issues and opportunities.
  • Increase the visibility of and access to MSU resources that support regional good food systems.
  • Expand the resource base for regional food systems applied research, education and outreach.
  • Develop farmers and farms for regional food systems
  • Expand and coordinate engagement of MSU faculty and staff in interdisciplinary regional food systems applied research, education, and outreach.




 Natural Resources Building, 480 Wilson Rd, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.


Anyone interested and involved in sustainable agricultural practices.


MSU's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

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