Programs & Services
← MIFFS PROGRAMS & SERVICES
MIFFS’ programs and services are based on our mission to connect beginning and historically underserved farmers to each other and resource opportunitie; ensuring social justice, environmentaly stewardship, and profitability. Programs change and evolve over time, depending on availability of funding, the needs of our members and different opportunities that arise, and we always strive to maintain the knowledge and lessons learned from each program as we grow our network of information and resources, as well as the network of amazing individuals and communities with which we’ve worked.
As MIFFS grows to fit the diverse needs of our communities, we also provide assistance in the form of various services. Through our reflections on our strategic plan, conversations with our members and observations in the fields, we are building our services to best support the beginning and historically underserved population of farmers in Michigan.
↓ Below are seven stories reflecting farmers’ experiences in connection with USDA programs and staff. These connection were supported by grants from USDA Office of Advocacy and Outreach, as well as the National Institute of Food and Agriculture.