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The role of food hubs in local food marketing

Collection:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Contributor:
Matson, James (main author), Sullins, Martha (author), Cook, Chris (author)
Format:
Report
Publication Date:
2013-01
URL:
https://www.rd.usda.gov/files/sr73.pdf
Published:
USDA
Location:
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
food, government, information dissemination, information flow, information issues, information networks, marketing, regulations, rural development, socio-economic aspects, local, food issues, Local food, food hubs
Notes:
56 pages., Via USDA National Agricultural Library., "This report presents an overview of the myriad issues facing food hubs across the United States." The authors includes a definition of a food hub, examine the rationale for food hub formation, and explore the economic role of food hubs. The report includes "some of the many organizational structures and services that food hubs offer, including the emerging area of virtual food hubs," and provides examples of the challenges and limitations faced by food hubs.