Not Everything that Comes to Me is For Me
Food First
by Phil Knight
4d ago
The Michigan Health & Hospital Association was the Title Sponsor for the 2022 Michigan Harvest Gathering giving campaign. They have been a long-time supporter of the Michigan Harvest Gathering. Hear from Brian Peters, CEO of the Michigan Health & Hospital Association about why they are committed to helping solve food insecurity for Michigan residents ..read more
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Five Year Anniversary Show
Food First
by Phil Knight
1w ago
Happy five-year anniversary to Food First Michigan! Take a look back at some Best of Food First episodes and celebrate with us ..read more
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Creating a Food Secure State Beyond the Holiday Season
Food First
by Phil Knight
2M ago
With the holidays upon us, we are seeing an even greater need for food need families across the state of Michigan. The Farm Bureau family of companies is committed to serve the Food Bank Council of Michigan’s mission of creating a food secure state in this season of Thanksgiving and beyond. Check out this week’s episode of Food First Michigan where we are talking with Michigan Farm Bureau CEO Scott Piggott about the potential for partnership, policy change, and the procurement of food for those struggling under a food insecure lifestyle ..read more
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Creating Positive Change - Joe Tate - November 20 2022
Food First
by Phil Knight
2M ago
Change has come to Michigan that hasn’t come in a generation. Specifically, political change. The executive office and both houses of the MI legislature will all align under the leadership of Governor Whitmer, Senator Majority Leader Winnie Brinks and our guest this week, the newly elected Speaker of the House, Representative Joe Tate. Rep Tate is a true leader, who believes in us, our work at the Food Bank Council and most importantly he believes in the families across out state that struggle with living under the curse of food insecurity ..read more
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Value of Work and the Heart of Giving
Food First
by Phil Knight
2M ago
The value of work is still important today and as is a heart of giving. It is the unique combination that can propel a family struggling with monthly bills to find financial peace. While work is important, necessary and the biggest tool in the anti-hunger toolbox – in many cases it is not enough. Our work at the food banks across MI needs good policy that supports work for people and families. We also need generosity from our community to help those who need help. On today’s show we talk with Carolyn Bloodworth from the Consumer’s Energy Foundation. Consumers recently invested a large donation ..read more
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October 30 2022 Food First
Food First
by Phil Knight
3M ago
Join us for this week's show to learn more about the three hottest topics in the world of food insecurity -- Michigan Harvest Gathering; the upcoming election and why it matters; and the current state of food insecurity in our state ..read more
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Lisa Hamler Fugitt White House Conference
Food First
by Phil Knight
3M ago
This week Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, CEO of the Ohio Association of Food Banks joins Food First to talk about the first White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health in over 50 years. Dr. Phil Knight and Lisa Hamler-Fugitt were amongst a handful of hunger leaders from across the nation to attend this important event. Listen in to hear how the White House plan will address taking food insecurity off the table for all Americans ..read more
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FFM 100622 FULL
Food First
by Phil Knight
4M ago
The latest episode of Food First Michigan is focused on the effects of food insecurity on children from health to educational outcomes. Food insecurity amongst children is a “we” problem to solve because if a child is not well fed, they are not well read. Today’s children are tomorrow’s workforce, so we need to work together to address food insecurity amongst Michigan’s children. Today’s guest is Yasmeen Jasey, Michigan Market Executive, Citizens Financial Group. Listen in to learn more about this important issue ..read more
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Data Driven Decisions
Food First
by Phil Knight
4M ago
Data Driven Decisions by Phil Knight ..read more
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September 25, 2022 - Monologue
Food First
by Phil Knight
4M ago
September 25, 2022 - Monologue ..read more
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