With nutrient rich soil, unique weather patterns and distinct seasons, Michiganders share the benefits of a booming agricultural industry. At Michigan State University, the commitment to strengthen and improve that industry has been a core goal from the very beginning, dating back to the land-grant roots that situated MSU as a leader in groundbreaking agricultural research.

As students and faculty work to solve a diverse number of agricultural challenges, both locally and globally, the MSU community's access to sustainably sourced food options is growing. Thanks to partnerships and sustainable agriculture initiatives across campus, faculty, staff and students have sustainable, fresh food options year-round.

In accordance with the Cultivate Michigan challenge to source 20% of food products from Michigan growers, producers and processors by 2020, MSU has developed key partnerships with over 150 local vendors and over 300 regional vendors. Some items sold across campus include: