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									                                  Working Draft – Food Systems Planning Logic Model – Version 12.1.09




                                                      The Food Situation in Ingham County and Surrounding Region
                                                                                                                                 Lack of asking for food assistance
   People don’t have enough to eat                               People eating poorer quality food                             Cost of food is increasing (esp. to emergency networks)
    Transportation (getting to food)                             Disparity in the quality of food based on where you live      Concerns about food safety
   Interest in new collaborations to create incentives           Proliferation of farmers markets and community gardens        Increased obesity, esp. among children
   Lack of appreciation of food as it relates to ecosystems      Lack of food or skills to obtain food                         High population of homeless
    and cultural systems                                          Lack of cooking skills                                        Lack of ability of government to successfully intervene
   Lack of value of the cost of food                             Retailers may not appreciate the communities they serve       Increased use of pantries (many new users)
   Lack of communication across the food system                  More interest in hoop houses and greenhouses                  Lack of production of local food
                                                                                       Producers Model

Inputs                           Outputs                         Outputs          Short Term Outcomes          Medium Term Outcomes - Change in                 Long Term Outcomes Change
What we HAVE                     What we DO                      To WHOM          Change in AWARENESS          BEHAVIOR, PRACTICE & POLICIES                    in SOCIETAL CONDITIONS
 Producers                       Hold a Food Security          Producers         People learn the true       Greater demand for fresh and local foods        The region has a
 Urban gardens (community,         Conference in March          including:          cost of their food         Mutual mode of communication across the            sustainable, living food
   school, church, farms)           2010                          Growers         More transparency            food system, esp. between growers and all          system that is culturally and
 Federal subsidies to growers    Translate research             Farmers           across the food             the other sectors                                  environmentally appropriate.
 Garden Project                    findings from local           Distributors      system                     Barriers are eliminated to the development      Improved public health
 Land (lots public & private)      projects                      Processors      People understand            of more grocery stores                          A more humane world
 Distributors                    Contribute to a food           Retailers         where their food           Barriers are eliminated to the development      Inequality is reduced
 Emergency food assistance         column in LSJ and             Labor             comes from                  of more processing plants                       Healthier eco-systems
 Community development             City Pulse                                     Farmers know about          Food deserts are eliminated                     Increased conviviality
   agencies (time, staff, $$)     Create a                                          Farm to School             A living wage is paid to laborers               Food is affordable
 Institutional partners            collaborative                                    programs                   Laborers have adequate working conditions       Equality of food is assured
 Building Healthy Communities      calendar of                                    Farmers know about          Increased respect for labor                     Regenerative food system
 MSU Extension                     educating/events of                              farmers markets            Increased participation in Farm to School
 SNAP Ed.
                                    area agencies                                  People who know             Increased participation in Farmers Markets
                                  Develop recipe card                               about food begin to        Food system is valued as is the
 Michigan Nutrition Network
                                    distribution & nutrition                         talk to decision
 WIC                                                                                                            transportation system
                                    ed. (markets,                                    makers                     Improved animal welfare
 Sr. Project Fresh                 grocers, etc.)                                 Sub-groups of the           Quality and availability disparities by
 Project Fresh                   Build awareness of                                food system are
 Bridge cards                      gardening culture                                identified
                                                                                                                 geographic location are eliminated
 Federal reimbursement for                                                                                     Increased number of urban farmers and
                                    (informational                                 Distributors & retailers     gardeners
   school lunches                   pamphlets to                                     aware of community
 Capital Area Food Security                                                                                    There are substantially greater numbers of
                                    farmers, distributors                            needs
   Coalition Report                                                                                              small to medium-sized farms in Mid.-
                                    on funds, loans,
                                                                                                                 Michigan
                                    subsidies, resources)
                                                                                                                Farmers are profitable and still in business
                                                                                                                Farming is a sustainable practice
                                                                                                                We are less dependent upon external
                                                                                                                 inputs
                                                                                                                We have more diversified agriculture
                                                                                                                Laborers have improved quality of life

                                                               Goal: Everyone has access to safe, healthy and affordable food!
                                                                                    Consumer Model

Inputs                      Outputs                          Outputs                 Short Term Outcomes         Medium Term Outcomes - Change in         Long Term Outcomes Change
What we HAVE                What we DO                       To WHOM                 Change in AWARENESS         BEHAVIOR, PRACTICE & POLICIES            in SOCIETAL CONDITIONS
 Emergency food             Hold a Food Security           Consumers who are:       People learn the true      Greater demand for fresh and local      The region has a
   assistance                  Conference in 3/10             Youth                    cost of their food         foods                                      sustainable, living food
 Community                  Hold neighborhood-based         Women                  People understand          Barriers are eliminated to the             system that is culturally and
   development                 food forums                    Low income               where their food comes     development of more grocery stores         environmentally appropriate.
   agencies (time, staff,    Hold local Food Festivals       People who have          from                      Barriers are eliminated to the          Improved public health
   $$)                       Contribute to a food column       health risks          Consumers understand        development of more processing          A more humane world
 Institutional partners       in LSJ and City Pulse          Seniors                  food labels                plants                                  Inequality is reduced
 Building Healthy           Provide more classes for                                Food labels are more       Training programs are created           Healthier eco-systems
   Communities                 consumers                     Places where people        accurate                  Food deserts are eliminated             Increased conviviality
 Urban gardens              Teach the connection           connect such as:         Community’s                Increased participation in Farm to      Food is affordable
 Garden Project               between food & health             Neighborhoods         understanding of how       School                                  Equality of food is assured
 MSU Extension              Community meals                    Churches              to grow food is           Increased participation in Farmers      Regenerative food system
 SNAP Ed.                   Have a float in the Silver         Neighborhood          increased                  Markets
 Michigan Nutrition           Bells parade                         centers           Opportunities for          More time is spent cooking, eating,
   Network                   Have community Slow Food           City Markets          neighbors to join          enjoying and socializing around food
 WIC                          Events                            Bakeries              together to learn         Vouchers for food are available to
 Sr. Project Fresh          Hold events for consumers                               People learn “how and       all who need
 Project Fresh                and producers to interact                                why” to use local food    EBT, SNAP, etc. resources are
 Bridge cards               Increase Mobile Pantries                                People learn how to         increased
 Federal                    Develop a community                                       buy food                  Consumers become producers
   reimbursement for           Kitchen                                                                            People demand, buy and use local
   school lunches            Give out culinary tools                                                              produce and food
 Capital Area Food            (knifes, pans, etc.)                                                               Food co-ops are created
   Security Coalition        Tap into existing after-                                                            Waste is eliminated
   Report                      school programs and
                               provide kids opportunity to
                               prepare some of their
                               favorite foods. Potential
                               partnership with local
                               restaurants.
                             Serve healthier and more
                               attractive school lunch
                               options.

                                                             Goal: Everyone has access to safe, healthy and affordable food!
                                                                                 Policymaker Model

Inputs                 Outputs               Outputs              Short Term Outcomes             Medium Term Outcomes - Change in BEHAVIOR,                   Long Term Outcomes - Change
What we HAVE           What we DO            To WHOM              Change in AWARENESS             PRACTICE & POLICIES                                          in SOCIETAL CONDITIONS
 Emergency food        Hold a Food         Policy Makers:        Policymakers learn            Barriers are eliminated to the development of more           The region has a sustainable,
   assistance             Security            Neighborhood          the true cost of food         grocery stores                                                  living food system that is
 Community               Conference in          leaders           Policymakers                  Barriers are eliminated to the development of local             culturally and environmentally
   development            March 2010          City Council          understand where              processing facilities                                           appropriate.
   agencies (time,      Hold                 County Board          food comes from              Adequate numbers of grocery stores are open in former        Improved public health
   staff, $$)             neighborhood-          of                Food labels are more           food deserts                                                 A more humane world
 Institutional           based food             Commissioners       accurate                     Adequate local processing facilities are available to        Inequality is reduced
   partners               forums              State and           People who know                producers                                                    Healthier eco-systems
 Building Healthy      Translate               Federal             about food; begin to         Planning/Zoning officials address issues of ag.              Increased conviviality
   Communities            research               Legislators         talk to decision             Food deserts are eliminated                                  Food is affordable
 Urban gardens           findings from       Labor                 makers                       A living wage is paid to laborers                            Equality of food is assured
 Garden Project          local projects         Associations      Policy makers are             Laborers have adequate working conditions                    Regenerative food system
 MSU Extension         Educate and          Commodity             aware PA231                  Food system is valued as is the transportation system
 SNAP Ed.                inform                 Groups            Parks and Recreation          Sugar free soda is sold in city community centers and
 Michigan Nutrition      stakeholders        MI and US             become aware of               other public venues.
   Network              Research                Departments of      healthier alternatives       City grounds department issues a policy to encourage
 WIC                     PA231                  Ag and Labor        to snacks and                 urban gardens and reduce the red tapes around it.
 Sr. Project Fresh     Build                Ag Land               beverages in                 Land Bank Policy to offer up vacant land for garden
 Project Fresh           awareness of           Preservation        concession stands             space.
 Bridge cards            PA231                  Board               and vending                  Fruit trees are planted in city nurseries with kids
 Federal               Research policy      Land Bank             machines.                     programs to weed them and pick them
   reimbursement for      changes to limit    Investors                                          CSA in city hall as a distribution site.
   school lunches         availability of     EDC                                                Continued growth in farmers markets, (grew from 4 to 13
                          unhealthy           City Council
 Federal subsidies                                                                                in 4 yrs)
                          snacks and
   to growers                                                                                     Continued growth in number of gardens, currently 45
                          beverages.
 PA231                                                                                            gardens operate in Lansing area.
                        Research
                                                                                                  Job creation and tax payments are increased
                          Community
                          Supported                                                               Farmers are profitable & able to remain in business
                          Agriculture                                                             Increased number of urban farmers and gardeners
                          policies                                                                There are substantially greater numbers of small to
                        Translate above                                                           medium-sized farms in Mid.-Michigan
                          policies to                                                             Schools and institutions develop purchasing policies that
                          policy makers                                                            encourage buying/using local food
                                                          Goal: Everyone has access to safe, healthy and affordable food!

								
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