Mission and Values

Mission

FSEP exists to catalyze change that results in vibrant and sustainable food economies in communities across southeast Michigan.

Our Values

Transparency

We are accountable to our stakeholders by openness with our actions.

Education

We engage communities and facilitate change by increasing awareness, providing technical assistance, and leveraging expertise.

Collaboration

We bring together diverse partners to solve food system challenges.

Innovation

We identify gaps in agricultural sustainability and implement creative, replicable solutions.

Leadership

With intentional words and action, we demonstrate and model practices that change the food system.

Advocacy

We proactively promote policies that affect change.

Impact

We make a tangible difference that results in transformative change.

Equity

Through conscious action we strive for economic and social justice and the conservation of our natural resources.