Small Farmers Confederation

Food Justice in Southwest Michigan                 March 13, 2010

Creating a

Small Farmers Confederation in Southwest Michigan

The Chicory Center is engaged in forming a confederation to serve the needs of small organic farmers who share a vision of bringing justice to the production, distribution, and consumption of healthy food.  At our Hidden Haven Farm in Union Pier, small, urban-connected farms are working to address the layers of food injustice: On-the-Fly Farm and Foxglove Farm ( Our varying styles of farming and the development of solidarity and mutual aid across class and race lines, outside of any institutional support or control whatsoever, are truly unique in the world of sustainable agriculture. 

Stay tuned.