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Page Nonstop: Two Approaches to Direct Store Delivery to Retail
This webinar presents two approaches to organizing farms taking their product directly to retail stores.
Page The Price Point Conundrum - How the Sustainable Farmer Can Afford Her Own Tomato
Red Tomato's business strategy ensures that their supplying producers get a good price, while also keeping the price low enough to consistently attract buyers.
PDF Knowledge Vital Steps - A Cooperative Feasibility Guide
USDA Rural Business-Cooperative Service Report 58: This guide provides rural residents with information about cooperative development feasibility studies. It ...
PDF Knowledge The Common Market Feasibility Study
This study tests the premise that a values-driven wholesale distributor of food grown in the Philadelphia region can catalyze the necessary infrastructure to ...
PDF Knowledge 2013 National Food Hub Survey Report
Findings of the 2013 National Food Hub Survey - Michigan State University, Wallace Center, and the NGFN Food Hub Collaboration.
PDF Knowledge Food Hubs: The ‘Missing Middle’ of the Local Food Infrastructure
This Food Hubs report reflects the three questions we were asked to address in the research brief, namely: (i) what is the meaning of the Food Hubs ...
PDF Knowledge The Distribution of Local Food Through Consumer Cooperatives in the Northeast
Does a local food market offer viable marketing opportunities to local farmers? In an attempt to find an answer, we ask: Is there a market demand for locally ...
PDF Knowledge Running a Food Hub: Lessons Learned from the Field
The first in a multi-volume series on food hubs, the USDA released a 2015 report that includes best practices and in-depth profiles of food hub operations.
Page How Regional Food Investment Creates More Equitable Communities
How a business incubator, a value chain coordinator and a funder are increasing equity through food systems.
Page National Food Hub Studies
An NGFN Food Hub Collaboration webinar describing the National Food Hub survey and benchmarking study.
Page FSMA Comments for Food Hubs
All food hubs need to understand how to submit their FSMA comments to FDA.
PDF Knowledge Community Economic Development Impacts of the Rutgers Food Innovation Center
The Rutgers University Food Innovation Center (FIC) in Bridgeton, New Jersey has well-quantified and documented impacts from the core business and technical ...
Page 2017 National Food Hub Survey
Findings of the third biennial National Food Hub Survey
PDF Knowledge Hudson Valley Food Hubs Initiative Research Findings and Recommendations
Research Question 1: Are food hubs needed to support and strengthen sustainable agriculture and a regional food value chain in the Hudson Valley? Research ...
PDF Knowledge Values-Based & Value-Added Value Chains in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and Pacific Northwest
I. Identify more values-based value chains (VBVC’s) in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and Pacific Northwest in addition to the original thirteen VBVC case ...
PDF Knowledge Fresh Food Distribution Models for the Greater Los Angeles Region: Barriers and Opportunities to Facilitate and Scale Up the Distribution of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
This report assesses the opportunities and barriers to scaling up the distribution of locally grown fruits and vegetables in the greater Los Angeles region. ...
PDF Knowledge Food System Infrastructure: Michigan Good Food Work Group Report
This report was developed with leadership from the C.S. Mott Group for Sustainable Food Systems at Michigan State University, the Food Bank Council of Michigan ...
PDF Knowledge Innovative Strategies for Meeting New Markets
The purpose of this exploratory study is to provide concrete tools and inspiration for producers and others who address the challenges inherent in scaling up ...
PDF Knowledge Values-Based Food Supply Chains: Strategies for Agri-Food Enterprises-of-the-Middle
Definitions and characterization of "Values-Based Value Chains".
PDF Knowledge Intervale Food Hub Producers Manual
This manual is a resource for both current and potential farmers, processors and vendors working with the Intervale Food Hub summarizing basic operations, as ...
PDF Knowledge Great Falls Food Hub Feasibility Assessment
This feasibility assessment is an evaluation of the best approaches for supporting the increased production and consumption of local foods within the four ...
Page The Farmer and the Dell: Technology for Good Food
How can technology help get more healthy, fair, affordable, green food to consumers? See five promising new technologies that help to get more Good Food into ...
Page Food Hubs: Viable Regional Distribution Solutions
An illustration of the variety of food hub models that exist, the outcomes they offer, and a sense of their viability, focusing on key elements of successful ...
Page Build, Prepare, Invest: Assessing Food Hub Businesses for Investment Readiness
Wholesome Wave’s Food Hub Business Assessment Toolkit provides you with the tools to evaluate a food hub business’ readiness for investment
PDF Knowledge Food Hubs: Solving Local
Solving Local is a resource to help industry executives get started engaging with local food hubs as a means for getting local, identity-preserved food in ...
PDF Knowledge Direct and Intermediated Marketing of Local Foods in the United States
This study uses nationally representative data on marketing of local foods to assess the relative scale of local food marketing channels. This research ...
PDF Knowledge Food Hub Benchmarking Study Report 2013
The first food hub benchmarking study, collecting financial and operational data from food hubs to find a range of performance.
PDF Knowledge Tech Guide for Food Hubs
To better help you assess your technology needs and evaluate your options, this Tech Guide for Food Hubs describes a systematic approach for undertaking a ...
Page Financial Benchmark Metrics and Measurements for Regional Food Hubs
This webinar describes the lessons learned from the 2013 benchmarking study of food hub financial and operational characteristics.
Page Making IT Click: Choosing Appropriate Technology to Run Your Good Food Business
This webinar gives you the tools to perform an accurate analysis of your business technology needs.