> NGFN Webinar: Financial Benchmark Metrics and Measurements for Regional Food Hubs

Food Hubs strengthen regional food systems by supplying local foods to schools, hospitals, restaurants and other institutions, as well as directly to consumers.  Their aggregation, sales, and distribution activity increases farm-gate demand for local foods, creating new markets for small producers.

But are food hubs economically sustainable?  Can food hubs do well by doing good?

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> Community Food Enterprise: Findings and Analysis Chapter

This report provides a detailed field report on the performance of 24 CFEs (community food enterprises), representing a huge diversity of legal forms, scales, activities, and designs. These case studies reveal that CFEs  are “going to scale”  using unusual strategies consistent with their community character.

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> Community Food Enterprise: Executive Summary

This report provides a detailed field report on the performance of 24 CFEs (community food enterprises), representing a huge diversity of legal forms, scales, activities, and designs. These case studies reveal that CFEs  are “going to scale”  using unusual strategies consistent with their community character.

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