Seeking an equitable food system that serves everyone in our state
About the Project

Research Focus

Food System Stakeholders

Food System Stakeholders


Small Farms & Agriculture

Food Retailers

Food Retailers

Community Members

Food Insecurity

Welcome to the FAIM Project!

Welcome to the FAIM Project blog! We are so excited to share with you the work our team has been undertaking for the past six years! The Food Access in Michigan Project (FAIM Project) is a collaborative, multi-disciplinary research project exploring food...


About the Food Access in Michigan (FAIM) Project

The FAIM Project is a USDA-funded Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) bringing together researchers and community partners to engage people working throughout the food system in a collaborative effort to address hunger in our state.

This project is a state-wide assessment of the food landscapes across Michigan, examining factors affecting local food production, distribution, retail, food access, and food insecurity by hearing from people embedded within and impacted by our current food system, including farmers and food retailers, Michigan residents, and key food system stakeholders.

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