Preliminary Assessment 2018 Houghton County Michigan

Cultivating Community Food Resilience: Recommendations From a Preliminary Food Systems Assessment in Houghton County, MI

This report shares the results of an exploratory food systems assessment conducted in the Houghton-Hancock area of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The goal of this report is to inform the development of the Western Upper Peninsula Food Systems Council (WUPFSC) by 1) providing an overview on best practices from existing food systems councils (FSCs), 2) sharing the results of our preliminary assessment of opportunities within the Houghton-Hancock community, and 3) making recommendations to the WUPFSC to inform their approach to future initiatives.

Western U.P. Food Systems Council 1st Annual Report (forthcoming in November 2019)

Michigan Tech will lead the development and completion of the Western Upper Peninsula Food Systems Initiative annual report. The annual report will focus on the information gained through the Food System Council meetings across the six counties, and the resulting Council mission, goals, and objectives.