Purpose: This committee is charged with guiding MIFMA’s involvement in food and farming policy efforts and advocating for our members on important issues.

Staff Contact: Amanda Shreve

Committee Chair: Chris Broadbent (Detroit Community Markets)

Committee Members: Alexander Steward, Cousin Don,Dru Montri (MIFMA), Julia Kramer (Allen Street Farmers Market), Lindsey Scalera (Ecology Center), Lisa Oliver-King (Our Kitchen Table), Marlene Epley (Williamston Farmers Market), Mike Finegan, Susan Smalley (Digging In! LLC), Sydney Debien (MIFMA).

2017 MIFMA Advocacy Priorities

Farmers Market Access to Equipment to Process SNAP Transactions, a 2017 MIFMA Advocacy Priority

The Advocacy Committee meets regularly on the first Wednesday of each month at 11:00 a.m. EST by conference call.