> Sept 19 2013: State of the Food Hub - National Survey Results

Food hubs - businesses or organizations that actively manage the aggregation, distribution, and marketing of source-identified food products primarily from local and regional producers to strengthen their ability to satisfy wholesale, retail, and institutional demand – hold incredible promise for positive impacts. At the middle of the food value chain, hubs’ influence on the economy, social equity, and the environment can be great.

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> Aug 15 2013: Pathways to Food Hub Success - 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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