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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 Value Chain Partnerships Final Project Evaluation
Outlines key evaluation lessons learned over the course of the project regarding measurement challenges and appropriate success indicators of the three-year ...
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.
PDF Knowledge Creating Change in the Food System: The role of regional food networks in Iowa
Nearly a decade ago, leadership at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and its Iowa food systems partner organizations realized that the technical, ...
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. ...
Page NGFN/Sysco Partnership
An insider look at the groundbreaking public/not-for-profit partnership to develop Sysco's local purchasing protocols.
Page Aggregation/Distribution: Appalachian Sustainable Development
Anthony Flaccavento discusses the history and context of ASD, focusing on Appalachian Harvest, a model of an "Entrepreneurial Non Profit"
Page Community Food Enterprise
Overview of a study of two dozen locally-owned businesses, including conclusions. One business presents their case study.
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 CROPP/Organic Valley - Value chain case study
CROPP/Organic Valley is a 1,000-member, multi-regional farmer co-op marketing organic dairy, eggs, vegetables and other products.
PDF Knowledge Beyond Beauty: Hunger Relief - The Opportunities and Challenges of Cosmetically Imperfect Produce Report #4
This installment in the Beyond Beauty series explores how foodbanks in Minnesota have sourced locally grown fruits and vegetables, including cosmetically ...
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 Beyond Beauty: The Opportunities and Challenges of Cosmetically Imperfect Produce Report #1
Report No. 1: Survey Results from Minnesota Produce Growers exploring the possibilities for expanding market opportunities for cosmetically imperfect fruits ...
PDF Knowledge Values-based food supply chains: Executive summary
Case studies of four innovative enterprises—Country Natural Beef, CROPP/Organic Valley, Shepherd’s Grain and Red Tomato—offer models of how mid-sized farms and ...
PDF Knowledge Shepherd's Grain - Value chain case study
Shepherd's Grain is a 35-farmer LLC marketing sustainably grown and functionally specified flour in the northwestern United States.
PDF Knowledge Red Tomato - Value chain case study
Red Tomato is a non-profit, market-oriented, fair-trade business supporting 35 fruit and vegetables farmers in the northeastern United States.
Page Net Value: An Innovative Approach to the Seafood Supply Chain
A successful use of forward contracts in the Good Food arena.
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 ...
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 ...
Page Fish, and Tackling ‘Stimulating Sustainable Production’
Two approaches to making seafood more sustainable.
PDF Knowledge CROPP/Organic Valley - Summary of value chain case study
CROPP/Organic Valley is a 1,000-member, multi-regional farmer co-op marketing organic dairy, eggs, vegetables and other products.
PDF Knowledge Country Natural Beef - Summary of value chain case study
Country Natural Beef is a 100-member rancher cooperative in the northwestern United States.
PDF Knowledge Country Natural Beef - Value chain case study
Country Natural Beef is a 100-member rancher cooperative in the northwestern United States.
PDF Knowledge Shepherd's Grain - Summary of value chain case study
Shepherd's Grain is a 35-farmer LLC marketing sustainably grown and functionally specified flour in the northwestern United States.
PDF Knowledge Red Tomato - Summary of value chain case study
Red Tomato is a non-profit, market-oriented, fair-trade business supporting 35 fruit and vegetables farmers in the northeastern United States.
Page Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All
What are some concrete, effective steps we can take NOW to make our food system more sustainable? FAIR FOOD, a book by Oran Hesterman, has answers.
Page Anchors in Resilient Communities - Hospitals Increasing Community Wealth
Results of a study on hospitals’ community benefit practices to improve access to healthy foods and an innovative example of success.
Page GroupGAP: USDA's New Cooperative Approach to Farmer Food Safety Certification
The stories of some of GroupGAP's trailblazers.