What is a food hub?
Food hubs source local, ethically produced products and then on-sell them to their local community.
It’s a great model for everyone involved:
- Farmers and producers are able to get a fair price for their products and don’t need to focus as much of their attention on marketing and distributing them.
- Consumers are able to find and buy fresh, delicious local produce and are more connected to where their food comes from.
- The Food Hub becomes a place to gather in the community, connecting farmers and producers to each other and the people who buy food.
Food hubs range in scale from volunteer-run buying groups using temporary spaces for receipt and packing of goods (like community or school halls, churches and garages) to permanent and well-established hubs providing a variety of business, educational and/or food access services.
Click on the link below to find the food hubs closest to you.
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