All edible flint general and work group meetings occur regularly and are open to anyone who is interested in participating. Some locations vary.
While we strive to empower local farmers and food producers, the edible flint work group is organized to improve community health by increasing the knowledge about and consumption of healthy food. Through careful study and attention to access disparities we can engage youth in the effort to positively affect our food system.
Out of the production and distribution work group grew the , an informal cooperative of food producers within the city who meet throughout the year and sell at the Flint Farmers' Market. This not only provides revenue for local growers, but has started to increase interest in naturally grown, locally produced food in our city.
An work group has formed because edible flint believes it is necessary to track and report on our work, to assess the effectiveness of our efforts, hold us accountable to our goals, our objectives, to each other, and to the community.
The group purpose is to celebrate inspiring food gardens in the Flint area.
The work group exists to increase Flint’s capacity to produce healthy food. Through knowledge sharing, training, technical assistance, and garden resources this group aims to increase the number and effectiveness of food gardens in our city. The Garden Starters training prepares new and seasoned gardeners to work more effectively in the garden and to work together across cultural and racial lines.
Both internal and external communications are crucial for of edible flint. This work group increases awareness of edible flint and works toward building a common understanding of the collaboration. Inclusivity and accurate representation in the network are critical in moving this work.
develops processes for sponsorships, partnerships, and sustainability.