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Toxics Hide-N-Seek; Exposing Secret Ingredients in Kids' Food

Most of us know the importance of a healthy diet.  Yet, much of our food is highly processed or tainted by growth hormones, antibiotics, and even toxic chemicals. During this workshop, we'll explore toxic chemicals in our food system and their health effects.  We'll provide tips on how to reduce exposure and you'll leave with fun, easy, and delicious recipes. Read More »

The “Green” and Healthy Holiday Table

This Thanksgiving, approximately 278 million Americans will sit down with family or friends to enjoy a holiday meal. Traditional Thanksgiving dishes include cranberry sauce, green bean casseroles, baked macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, sweet potato pie, and of course, turkey. In each of these special dishes, love--not unexpected chemicals--should be the only secret ingredient. Read More »

Author Anna Lappé will headline annual fall event

Best-selling author Anna Lappé will be the featured speaker at the Ecology Center’s annual fall event, Wednesday, November 12, at Zingerman's Cornman Farms in Dexter. Read More »

Calling all hospitals to celebrate Food Day with Us!

This October 24, Health Care Without Harm, and many of their partners like Ecology Center, will unite hundreds of health care facilities across the country to celebrate Food Day by serving meat & poultry raised without routine antibiotics. Read More »

Michigan Green Healthcare Annual Conference: Oct. 9, 2014 - save the date

The Michigan Green Healthcare Committee (MGHC) is pleased to announce that the 2014 Michigan Green Healthcare Conference will be held at the GVSU Eberhard Center in Grand Rapids on Thursday, October 9th, 2014. Read More »

Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture - Campaign Update & News + Webinar Series

A big THANK YOU to all who signed the letter to FDA Commissioner Hamburg. Our partners at PEW Charitable Trusts will be hand delivering the letter on July 29, 2014 with over 800 signatures from health professionals around the nation. Read More »

Blueberries! Product Tour (farm & processing plant) - July 31, limited space!

Michigan fresh blueberry season is here! Did you know that Michigan leads the nation in highbush blueberry production and produces 32 percent of the blueberries eaten in the US? Read More »

Food Forward: Creating healthy, sustainable menu options

The Ecology Center's Healthy Food in Health Care program is partnering with The Humane Society to host Food Forward—an opportunity for food service professionals to discover new strategies for incorporating healthy menu options. Click here to register today! Read More »

Calling all institutions, including hospitals, to join Cultivate Michigan!

Dashboard supports facilities in achieving 20% of food purchases by 2020 goal of Michigan Good Food Charter Read More »

Ask FDA’s Commissioner Hamburg to strengthen oversight on antibiotics in animal agriculture

The Ecology Center is collecting signatures for this letter until June and continues to partner with national organization Health Care Without Harm to take congressional and regulatory action on protecting important antibiotics for medical treatment. Read More »