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CERES Fair Food

CERES Fair Food is an ethical organic food delivery service providing the people across Melbourne with convenient access to affordable and fairly traded, organic fruit and vegetables. CERES Fair Food sources the freshest 100% certified organic produce directly from local farming families, and from CERES owned and managed urban farms...

Activities: Organic and Seasonal Food Box. Locations: Australia. Location Detail: Melbourne and Victoria. Stage: Established.

Casey Food Hub

The City of Casey, in Melbourne’s South-East, is striving to address the needs of a rapidly expanding urban population while offering new opportunities for highly productive farms and farmers close-by. The City of Casey is 35 km south-east of the Melbourne CBD and contains some of Australia’s ‘most fertile and...

Driven By: Action Research. Locations: Australia. Location Detail: Victoria. Stage: Planning. Business Model: Social Enterprise. Function: Aggregation and Distribution.

Goulburn Valley Food Cooperative

Working towards a more secure Australian Food Industry. The Goulburn Valley Food Cooperative is building a factory to replace Heinz in the Goulburn Valley as part of a cooperative food hub turning local ingredients into quality foods that Australians want to buy. In late May 2011, Heinz Australia announced what...

Driven By: Community Group. Activities: Workers Rights. Locations: Australia. Location Detail: Victoria. Stage: Start-up. Business Model: Cooperative. Function: Processing.

Gorge Grown Food Network

Building an economically and environmentally sound regional food system that engages, educates, and improves the health and well-being of our community. Gorge Grown is citizen-driven with a regional focus, serving Gorge counties in Oregon and Washington: Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Klickitat, and Skamania Counties. They welcome all farmers, food producers...

Driven By: Community Group. Activities: Farmer Training & Facilitation, Food Access Programs / Services, and Mobile. Locations: USA. Location Detail: Oregon. Function: Aggregation.

Bay Cities Produce Company

Family owned produce distributor and processor supporting local producers. Bay Cities Produce has developed a local produce program that helps customers with their quest to purchase local products. Bay Cities exclusively services restaurants and institutions (clubs, hospitals, ships, etc.). Their processing facilities support a full line of fresh, frozen, and prepared fruits and...

Driven By: Business. Activities: Wholesale Distribution. Locations: USA. Location Detail: California. Stage: Established. Business Model: Commercial. Function: Aggregation, Distribution, and Processing.

Local Food Hub

A non-profit working to connect families, farms and food grown close to home Goal: to increase the public’s access to locally-grown food and so enhance the viability of local farmers and growers. The Local Food Hub is a nonprofit organization working to strengthen and secure the future of a healthy...

The STOP Community Food Center

Increasing access to healthy food in a manner that maintains dignity, builds health and community and challenges inequality The Stop holds a key focus of social justice, and strengthening community through capacity building and training. As a Social Enterprise they aim to increase community access to healthy food with an...

Driven By: Community Group. Activities: Retail Distribution. Locations: Canada. Location Detail: Toronto. Stage: Established. Business Model: Social Enterprise. Function: Aggregation, Education & Training, and Retail.

Intervale Food Hub

Creating a link between local farmers and the local marketplace The Intervale Food Hub markets and distributes local vegetables, fruits, meats, eggs, cheeses and specialty products. Their goal is to provide the greater Burlington community with convenient access to high quality foods while returning a fair price to farmers. The Food...

Driven By: Farmer Run. Activities: Community Supported Agriculture and Wholesale Distribution. Locations: USA. Location Detail: Vermont. Stage: Established. Business Model: Non-profit. Function: Aggregation, Distribution, and Education & Training.