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).
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.