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PDF Knowledge Regional Food Hubs: Linking producers to new markets
Regional Food Hubs: Definition & Core Components; Two Food Hub Examples (Urban and Rural); Current Research and Lessons Learned; Maps of Existing and Potential ...
Page Financing Food Hubs
The National Food Hub Collaboration assembled a panel of funding experts to illustrate the many conventional and unconventional ways food hubs can secure ...
PDF Knowledge Comparing the Structure, Size, and Performance of Local and Mainstream Food Supply Chains
The objective of this report is to improve understanding of how local food products are being introduced or reintroduced into the broader food system and ...
PDF Knowledge RFP for a Food Aggregation Facility Study Project
An example of a request for proposals for conducting a food hub feasibility study.
PDF Knowledge Food Hub Benchmarking Study 2014
Financial and operational data that describes the state of the food hub sector.
PDF Knowledge A Manager’s Guide to Food Hub Finances - Worksheet
A companion tool to be used with the Manager's Guide to Food Hub Finances manual.
Page Healthy Urban Food Enterprise Development Center
The aims and progress of the HUFED program, with presentations from ALBA and DC Central Kitchen, two Year 1 grantees.
PDF Knowledge Sysco’s Journey from Supply Chain to Value Chain: 2008-2009 Final Report
Results and lessons learned from the National Good Food Network / Sysco Corporation pilot project to source and sell good food.
Page National Food Hub Survey 2015
The State of the Food Hub, 2015.
Page The Economics of Regional Meat - Panel
Four experts answer audience questions on regional meat production and processing.
PDF Knowledge Value Chain Strategies for Source-Identified Minimally Processed Produce for the School Market
WSDA analyzed minimally processed fruits & vegetable supply chains in Washington State in order to identify strategies for developing the “value chain” ...
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 Good Food at Retail
Three very different retail operations explain how and why they work to get more local/regional food on to their shelves.
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.
Page The Business of Food Hubs: Planning Successful Regional Produce Aggregation Facilities
This workshop-style webinar explains the value of, and takes you through the steps for creating your own food hub feasibility study.
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 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 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 ...
Page It's Viable ... Now What? From Feasibility Study to Business Plan
How to move from identifying a feasible business to creating a solid business plan.
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"
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 Leveraging Existing Infrastructure
Karen Karp provides illustrative examples of the ways in she has worked collaboratively with her clients to overcome some of the barriers to food system change ...
Page National Farm to School Network
All about the National Farm to School Network, USDA's farm to school tactical teams, and an inspirational farm to school case study.
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 ...