Op-ed: Michigan Deserves a Better Food Future

Terry Simonette, La June Montgomery Tabron, Oran B. Hesterman, and Rich Pirog
June 2015

Though food and agriculture contribute $100 billion annually to Michigan’s economy, too many of its low-income and rural residents lack reliable access to healthy food. Solving this issues requires investment in those enterprises that grow, distribute and sell fresh and healthy food so it reaches those most in need. Capital Impact’s CEO Terry Simonette joins with the CEO’s of the Fair Food Network, W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food System in a joint Op-Ed explaining how our Michigan Good Food Fund does exactly that.

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