Access to Affordable and Healthy Food: Challenges and Opportunities

Access to affordable and healthy food is an essential component of community health and equity. However, food security is not equally distributed here in Washtenaw County.

Presenters and meeting attendees discussed why food access is important, why food access is an equity issue, challenges at the federal level, rural and small town food access issues, and community based food access work. Find presentations and handouts to the right. Growing Hope also has additional information about the Ypsilanti Farmers Markets and and the Ypsilanti Mobile Farm Stand.