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INDIAN COUNTRY COMMUNITY ASSET DIRECTORY

FOOD, AGRICULTURE, AND HEALTH EQUITY INNOVATIONS

Organization Profile

Website: www.facebook.com/HannahvilleHealthCenter

Point of Contact: Kelly Hansen

E-mail Address: kelly.hansen@hichealth.org

Phone Number: 906-723-2570

Region: Midwest Region,

Type of Organization: Tribe or Tribal department/organization,

Michigan Food Access Collaborative

The Michigan Food Access Collaborative improves access to healthy and nutritious foods for households with children ages 3-11 in the Hannahville Indian Community in Michigan. Through this project, they have created Nutrition Prescription monthly classes, hosted traditional community meals and ESI presentations, and even launched a "Smoothie Day" at the school to get youth excited about nutritious food at an early age. The Collaborative also offers gardening and canning classes and incentives for shopping at the local farmers market, all increasing access to healthy, local food.
Population Served: Native Youth, Family