Tag Archives: food system

Food hubs: The logistics of Local

Reposted from California Agriculture, July-September 2017 | Volume 71 Number 3 Summary Connecting small farms with big buyers — like UC campuses. Full text Demand for locally grown food is gaining traction, including among larger institutional buyers like UC campuses. This trend is creating sales opportunities for smaller-scale farms that would otherwise focus on direct […] Read Post »


A foray into food distribution

Reposted from Kitchen Table Advisors The (secret) journey of a head of lettuce You’re seated at your favorite neighborhood restaurant, getting ready to dig into a crisp summer salad. You can just picture how, earlier that day, a grinning, overall-clad farmer—let’s call her Maria—picked that perfectly curly head of lettuce, placed it gently in a […] Read Post »