A two-way street: What cities can do for food, and what food can do for cities. Featuring Wayne Roberts

Wednesday, April 5, 2017
University of Michigan Detroit Center, Ann Arbor Conference Room
3663 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 

In partnership with the University of Michigan Sustainable Food System Initiative, Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems, and the Taubman College of Architecure and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan, Detroit Food Policy Council presents Wayne Roberts. Wayne Roberts is a Candaian food policy analyst and writer, widely respected for the role he played for 10 years (2000-2010) as the manager of the Toronto Food Policy Council. Please see the flyer for more details.


Detroit Food 2017: Come Together

March 9-10, 2017
For more info visit the Detroit Food 2017 page

DFPC Speakers' Bureau Training

Next training: TBD
DFPC Office
1420 Washington Blvd, Ste. 230
Detroit, MI 48226
See the Eduction and Engagement Committee page for more information.

Register for the training here


What About Food? Film and Dialogue Series


Join the DFPC and our partners, Ecology Center and Black Mothers Breastfeeding Association to view a documentary about birth and breastfeeding around the globe. Through an intimate and artistic lens, Milk brings a universal perspective on the politics, commercialization and controversies surrounding birth and infant feeding over the canvas of stunningly beautiful visuals and poignant voices from around the globe. Inspiring, informative, provocative and sensitive, Milk celebrates brining a new life into this world with a strong call to action and reflection. 

Thursday, March 23, 7pm
Doors open, 6pm, Film begins 7pm, Networking following film
Detroit Film Theatre
5200 Woodward, Detroit, 48202

Download the flyer
Find more information on the film at


Press Releases

Detroit Food 2016 
Gold Beet Awards 2016 
Youth Summit 2016
Detroit's Food System: A 'Small Planet' Perspective, Author Frances Moore Lappe, 2017
DFPC Welcomes Civil Rights Leader Shirley Sherrod, 2017

Meeting Schedule

Second Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at 5:30 p.m. 
Tuesday, April 12, 2017 5:30pm (Second Wednesday)
Location TBD

Research and Policy Committee

Tuesday, February 21, 4 pm
DFPC Office
1420 Washington Blvd, Ste. 230
Detroit, MI 48226

Education and Engagement Committee

Wednesday, February 15, 6 pm 
DFPC Office
1420 Washington Blvd, Ste. 230
Detroit, MI 48226

All meetings are open to the public. See the calendar below for the schedule of all our events and meetings.



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