Food and Nutrition

The ENTF Food and Nutrition Committee meets on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 8:30-10:00 at the Kent County Health Department located at 700 Fuller Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503. These meetings are open to anyone who seeks to participate in this conversation.


  • Tiffany Page, Catholic Charities
  • Emily Schichtel, Heart of West Michigan United Way

The work of this committee is seeking to accomplish the goal:

All Kent County residents are food secure and have access to food that is nutritionally diverse.

 Progress towards this goal will be discussed at the monthly committee meeting and tracked on the Outcomes page of this site.

  • Michigan Farmers Market Association
  • GRPS-Food Services
  • Heartside Nutrition Program
  • Metro Health Community Clinic
  • Kids' Food Basket
  • Kent ISD
  • North Kent Community Services
  • The Salvation Army Social Services
  • Senior Neighbors
  • Access of West Michigan
  • Community Food Club
  • Spectrum Health Healthier Communities
  • South End Community Outreach Ministries (SECOM)
  • MSU RN/BSN Students
  • Our Kitchen Table
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Fair Food Network/DUFB
  • Kent County Health Department
  • United Church Outreach Ministry (UCOM)
  • YMCA
  • Area Agency on Aging
  • MSU-Extension Service
  • Feeding America West Michigan
  • Senior Meals Pantry
  • Heart of West Michigan United Way
  • Revive and Thrive