Food Hubs

Food Hubs are sprouting up all over North America, in large and small communities, some with physical facilities and others virtual.

Participants in the Local & Sustainable Food Systems Network are also among the actors in the food hubs realm. A Food Hubs Working Group was formed in early 2014 to bring together these actors and to launch a formal mechanism to exchange information and idenfity opportunities for collaboration and mutual support across Canada. Our first meeting was held January 2014 with subsequent meetings every two months on the third wednesday of the month.

The next Food Hubs Working Group teleconference will be held on June 18th, 2PM Atlantic / 10AM Pacific. To join the Working Group or sign up for the teleconference, sign up here. (Please note that the May meeting was postponed to June.)

Between teleconferences, we can continue the discussion below.  How do you think that food hubs can manage an intersection between economic viability for food producers and justice for workers and eaters? Please share your thoughts on this and other topics below.

Teleconference notes:  January 15th 2014; March 19th 2014.