Jeffrey Mosher was on the road with the Food Bank Council of Michigan recently. The event was on the campus of Michigan State University as a celebratory event for Feeding Michigan & Beyond, on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2023.
Dr. Phil Knight served as emcee for the gathering as Food Bank Council of Michigan, leaders gather for Feeding MI & Beyond, Watch him, US Senator Debbie Stabenow, and others share remarks from the MSU campus in the YouTube video shared below:
For the Feeding MI & Beyond event, Food Bank Council of Michigan gathered:
U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow
Michigan St. Senator Sarah Anthony
Scott Piggott, Michigan Farm Bureau
Markell Miller, Food Gatherers
Gerry Brisson, Gleaners Community Food Bank
Adrian Lewis, Forgotten Harvest
The Food Bank Council of Michigan is bringing together Michigan’s top agriculture and food security leaders, policymakers, and elected officials to discuss the U.S. Farm Bill 2023 and celebrate Michigan’s investment in effectively addressing food insecurity through the budget.
They did so on Wednesday, August 23, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at MSU Horticulture Gardens, North Garden & Conservatory, East Lansing, MI.
The Farm Bill is vital to Michigan farmers and families, as our nation’s largest and most important piece of food and farming legislation. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow joins the Food Bank Council of Michigan and Michigan farmers to discuss the bill’s importance. State Senator Sarah Anthony will also join in to speak in celebration of the historic investment in food security in Michigan’s state budget.
Founded in 1984, the Food Bank Council of Michigan implements a unified strategy to address and alleviate insecurity statewide. The primary mission is to create a food-secure state through advocacy, resource management, and collaboration among stakeholders and Michigan’s unified food bank network. For more information about the Food Bank Council of Michigan, https://www.fbcmich.org/ or call 517.485.1202
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