Document (PDF etc) Archives - Australian Food Hubs Network

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Moving Food Along the Value Chain

This report from the USDA examines the aggregation, distribution, and marketing of eight diverse food value chains to glean practical lessons about how they operate, the challenges they face, and how they take advantage of emerging opportunities for marketing differentiated food products. A focus on the operational details of food value chains demonstrates how to […]

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Building Successful Food Hubs: A Business Planning Guide for Aggregating and Processing Local Food in Illinois

Building Successful Food Hubs_Illinois This comprehensive business planning guide is a collaboration between the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, University of Illinois Business Innovation Services and the Illinois Department of Agriculture. The aim of the guide is to increase the market options available to local farmers by increasing the number of viable Food […]

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SE Food Hub – Report on Phase 2

Full report – Phase 2 Report

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SE Food Hub – Report on Phase 1

This report outlines the work done and outcomes of Phase 1 of the VEIL project “Can ‘Food Hubs’ catalyse and support local food systems in Victoria and Australia? Developing a Food Hub in the City of Casey” 1.Mapping of the ‘state of play’ in Casey’s local / regional food 2.Hub and system’ design work 3.Investigating […]

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Findings from the 2013 National Food Hub Survey

Findings of the National Food Hub Survey The 2013 National Food Hub Survey gathered information on the financial state of food hubs, the numbers and types of farmers and ranchers that they work with and the types of customers they serve. One of the most comprehensive data sets on food hub operations to date, the […]

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Food Hubs and Food Relief – Opportunities in the South East

The aim of this research is to provide insight into the barriers faced by people in the low socio economic status (SES) groups in the City of Casey and surrounding areas, and to understand better the challenges and opportunities in connecting them to fresh fruit and vegetables. Consultation with Emergency Food Providers was conducted to […]

Making Local Food Work

A collaboration between 6 partner organisations committed to supporting community food enterprises in England. They’re often adding new useful resources and tools that are worth chasing up including: Increasing collaboration between farmers and local communities: a summary of findings and recommendations from the Plunkett Foundation. Collaboration between community food enterprises and the private sector: exploring the […]

FAAN Local Food Systems in Europe 2010

Case studies of Food Hubs in five countries and what they imply for policy and practice.

USDA Regional Food Hub Resource Guide 2012

A comprehensive overview of Food Hubs across the USA. The economic, environmental and social impacts they are having, barriers to their growth and strategies to overcome these challenges.

Imagining a Food Hub in Casey 2011

The City of Casey, in Melbourne’s South-East, is uniquely positioned to explore the possibility of a Food Hub as it strives to address the needs of a rapidly expanding urban population and offer new opportunities for highly productive farms and farmers close-by. The attached scoping document explores an imagined ‘Casey Food Hub’ that could up opportunities […]