The importance of good nutrition to a child’s development is indisputable. But kids can be picky eaters, and they don’t always like to eat their fruits and vegetables.
Comstock Park, Mich. — Oct. 26, 2015 — Taking a stand against hunger in their local communities, the Michigan Farm Bureau (MFB) State Young Farmer Committee is donating $1,000 on Nov. 2 to Feeding America West Michigan, one of the … Continue reading
Two years ago, Feeding America West Michigan tried something new. We decided to grow our own produce: three acres of sweet corn at Eastmanville Farm in Ottawa County. The results: more than 17,000 pounds of homegrown food for our neighbors … Continue reading
August 28, 2014 — Comstock Park, Michigan — Instead of throwing a party, Riveridge Produce Marketing, a West Michigan apple grower, packer, and sales company, decided to celebrate their 25th anniversary by feeding the hungry. On Wednesday morning, they invited … Continue reading
On March 18, 2014, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank distributed its 400 millionth pound of food. The story of how we got from our first pound more than three decades ago to 400 million today is a story of … Continue reading
Picture 60,000 seedlings breaching the top soil on a farm in Ottawa County. Then imagine those seedlings growing into six-foot-tall stalks ripe with ears of sweet corn, each one destined for the plate of someone struggling with hunger. As you … Continue reading