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Food hubs: How small farmers get to market

Food hubs are networks that allow regional growers to collaborate on marketing and distribution. The term applies to a broad range of operations, from multi-farm CSAs to Craigslist-like virtual markets where buyers and producers can connect. But each model is motivated by the belief that individual farms can’t survive in a vacuum.

USDA Local Food on grocery Shelves

Beyond Farmers Markets: Why local food belongs on grocery shelves 2012

A recent article by the USDA deputy secretary explaining the reasons why are they are putting so much energy and financial support into the development of food hubs and local food system renewal.

All Praise the Civics of Food Hubs

“In their best form hubs are more than economic catalysts and efficient truck routes. They are community organizers.”