The Next Step for Taking "Good Food" Mainstream
The Wallace Center’s 2014 report “Food Hubs: Solving Local” explores five promising case studies and argues that food hubs are critical in scaling up local food while retaining local foods integrity. The Center — dedicated to making “Good Food” more readily accessible and affordable by bringing it to larger markets — hopes that “Solving Local” will push food retail buyers and distributors to build and strengthen food hub relationships. As local food scales up, moving beyond farmers markets and CSAs, “local” must not only retain its central values, but ensure the larger market absorbs and shares in those same values. Food hubs are promising in their dedication to not only maintaining, but spreading, local “good food” values.
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