Project Description

A tool is only as good as the craftsman who uses it. There are four major tools that must be used to create a food secure Michigan – government, the business community, personal responsibility, and the food bank network.

Be sure to join Dr. Phil Knight, Gerry Brisson, and Carrie Calvert – Managing Director of Government Relations at Feeding America tonight for a discussion about how available tools can be leveraged to address food insecurity.

This episode of Food First dives into the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act which has not been renewed since 2010! 1.4 million Michiganders including 400,000 children are still food insecure. Summer hunger persists for children and the conversation centers on how to “do more and better with less” to address this challenge. This episode also includes an exciting announcement about a new public and private partnership in Michigan to address family food security!

Be sure to get caught up on the conversation at