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Page Planning to Increase Market Efficiency: Reducing Financial Risk Through Food Hubs
Two food hubs will present their very different methods for doing production planning. We also hear from a farmer to share her perspective - what is it like to ...
Folder Technology
Aids for choosing the right IT for food hubs.
Page A Look Back, A Path Forward: Lessons Learned from the Food Hub Vanguard - Grasshoppers Distribution
Grasshoppers Distribution, a food hub on the vanguard, had lasting impacts and lessons.
PDF Knowledge Beyond Beauty: The Opportunities and Challenges of Cosmetically Imperfect Produce Report #3
Report No. 3: Fresh-cut Processing and Foodservice Distribution
Page Roadmap for City Food Sector Innovation and Investment
A webinar exploring the "Roadmap for City Food Sector Innovation and Investment," which provides cities with guidance for developing a local foods investment ...
PDF Knowledge Healthy Food Systems: A Toolkit for Building Value Chains
This toolkit is designed to help new and emerging healthy food system value chain efforts. While it draws heavily from the experience of Appalachian ...
Page State of the Food Hub - National Survey Results
An NGFN Food Hub Collaboration report on the state of food hubs in the US in 2013, including their businesses, their impacts, their challenges and their ...
PDF Knowledge Food Hubs and Values Based Supply Chains: A Toolkit for California Farmers and Ranchers
This July 2012 report describes some of the values-based supply chain enterprises in California and analyzes the benefits and constraints of these new ...
Page Food Hub Benchmarking Study 2014
This webinar describes the lessons learned from the recent benchmarking study of food hub financial and operational characteristics.
PDF Knowledge Central Minnesota Food Hub Feasibility Study
Overall, the results of the feasibility study provide strong evidence supporting the development of a food hub in Central Minnesota. A food hub would offer an ...
Page Market-Based Models for Increasing Access to Healthy Food: Defining What Works
The elements of success and innovative strategies bringing businesses and products to scale to reach wider markets.
PDF Knowledge Report on the Olympic Crossroads Meeting
The aim of the meeting was to (1) convene local and regional food and farm stakeholders whom WSU Extension had previously identified as having distribution, ...
PDF Knowledge Buy vs Lease Cost Comparison Tool
An Excel spreadsheet designed to allow you to make a financial analysis of buying vs leasing a truck.
PDF Knowledge Making Good Food Work Conference Proceedings
Targeted at conference attendees, food systems professionals, policy-makers and funders, this document is intended to galvanize support for innovative food ...
Page Food Banks as Regional "Good Food" Partners
Several food banks across the country are leveraging their resources to support local/regional food systems in innovative ways.
PDF Knowledge North American Food Sector: A Roadmap for City Food Sector Innovation and Investment
Page Systemic Change: How Formalizing Processes Increases Efficiency
An introduction to how one might incorporate systems to bring your food business to the next level of sophistication, and efficiency.
PDF Knowledge Overcoming Obstacles to Local Frozen Produce
Common Market, a distributor of local farm food in Philadelphia, PA, launched its line of local, source-identified frozen produce in October 2013. The shipment ...
PDF Knowledge Southern Wisconsin Food Hub Feasibility Study
The Southern Wisconsin Food Hub Feasibility Study tests the hypothesis that agricultural production and economic activity in southern Wisconsin could ...
PDF Knowledge Regional Food Hub Resource Guide
A collection of information, resources and background on everything needed to develop or participate in a regional food hub. The guide presents a series of key ...
PDF Knowledge A Manager’s Guide to Food Hub Finances
The purpose of this guide is to explore how food hubs can use their own readily available financial data to identify and address the strengths and challenges ...
PDF Knowledge An Investigation into the Workings of Small Scale Food Hubs
This report investigates a range of different small scale food hubs across the UK to determine whether there were common factors in their features, development ...
PDF Knowledge A California Network of Regional Food Hubs: A Vision Statement and Strategic Implementation
This paper outlines a vision and implementation plan for an improved regional wholesale marketing system that addresses the major barriers and risks that limit ...
PDF Knowledge Community Food Enterprise: Local Success in a Global Marketplace
This report provides a detailed field report on the performance of 24 community food enterprises (CFEs), half inside the United States and half international. ...
PDF Knowledge Running a Food Hub Vol 2: Business Operations Guide
The report’s main focus is on the operational issues faced by food hubs, including choosing an organizational structure, choosing a location, deciding on ...
PDF Knowledge North American Food Sector: Program Scan and Literature Review
The purpose of this literature review is to examine an extensive body of the best available research and practices, and to establish a foundation for a roadmap ...
PDF Knowledge Scaling Up: Meeting the Demand for Local Food
By scaling up, local food systems have the potential to borrow some of the economic and logistical efficiencies of the industrial food system while retaining ...
Page On-farm Food Safety and Access to Larger Markets
Group GAP and Food Safety Modernization Act
PDF Knowledge Building Successful Food Hubs: A Business Planning Guide for Aggregating and Processing Local Food in Illinois
Building Successful Food Hubs is a resource for communities, businesses, not-forprofits, and others interested in establishing food hubs.
PDF Knowledge The Role of Food Hubs in Local Food Marketing
An analysis of the roles that food hubs play in building local/regional food systems across the United States.