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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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Community Food Toolkit

A toolkit to “help you build more resilient, sustainable communities of food that respect the principles of ecological resilience, social justice and economic viability from field to table to compost heap.”

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Models and Best Practices for Building Sustainable Food Systems in Ontario and Beyond

This report describes food initiatives in communities across Ontario, including farmers’ markets, on-farm stores and urban farms. The study discusses local food systems, including economic, environmental and social factors involved in food production and consumption, and how they help to strengthen communities. “As you tug on food, you pull everything with it,” said Landman, who […]

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 […]