A new Food Bank Council of Michigan initiative intends to expand a model in which the second situation is treated much like the first—where produce can be given to patients as seamlessly as medication can.
This MPHI report looks at food interventions across Michigan, identifying the strengths and gaps of the work.
For Michelle Schulte and the Inter-Tribal Council of Michigan, the food-as-medicine movement is an expression of a long-standing tradition—one in which diet and medicine have long been intertwined.
At the Health Fund, we see schools not just as places of learning, but as “health homes,” places that can help meet not only children’s academic needs, but also their mental and physical health needs.
With the support of a 2017 Health Fund grant, the Fair Food Network expanded Double Up Food Bucks electronic payment technology in grocery stores and farmers markets in five regions across Michigan.