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These webinars take on the subject of infrastructure.

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Jun 16, 2016 05:55 PM Page Nonstop: Two Approaches to Direct Store Delivery to Retail This webinar presents two approaches to organizing farms taking their product directly to retail stores.
Feb 19, 2015 03:30 PM Page A Look Back, A Path Forward: Lessons Learned from the Food Hub Vanguard - Grasshoppers Distribution Grasshoppers Distribution, a food hub on the vanguard, had lasting impacts and lessons.
Aug 21, 2014 03:30 PM Page Ins-TRUCK-tion Manual: Lease, Buy, or Other? A case study and a calculator tool help food hubs navigate the buy/lease trucking decision.
Dec 12, 2013 03:30 PM Page Food Banks as Regional "Good Food" Partners Several food banks across the country are leveraging their resources to support local/regional food systems in innovative ways.
Aug 02, 2013 12:00 PM Page Roadmap for City Food Sector Innovation and Investment A webinar exploring the "Roadmap for City Food Sector Innovation and Investment," which provides cities with guidance for developing a local foods investment st...
Apr 25, 2013 03:30 PM Page Opportunity Knocks: Two Underutilized USDA Programs For Supporting Local and Regional Food Systems Two USDA programs: the Business and Industry Loan Guarantee program and the Community Facilities Loan and Grant program.
Feb 16, 2012 09:30 PM Page The Price Point Conundrum - How the Sustainable Farmer Can Afford Her Own Tomato Red Tomato's business strategy ensures that their supplying producers get a good price, while also keeping the price low enough to consistently attract buyers.
Jul 21, 2011 03:30 PM Page Clearing the Roadblocks: Market Based Strategies for Getting Good Food to All Communities Three cutting edge models for food access explained and demonstrated.
May 19, 2011 03:00 PM Page Food Hubs: Viable Regional Distribution Solutions An illustration of the variety of food hub models that exist, the outcomes they offer, and a sense of their viability, focusing on key elements of successful fo...
May 05, 2011 03:30 PM Page Fair Food: Growing a Healthy, Sustainable Food System for All What are some concrete, effective steps we can take NOW to make our food system more sustainable? FAIR FOOD, a book by Oran Hesterman, has answers.
Mar 07, 2011 09:15 AM Page The Economics of Regional Meat - Panel Four experts answer audience questions on regional meat production and processing.
Feb 17, 2011 03:30 PM Page The Economics of Regional Meat A whirlwind of information - roadblocks and solutions to create regional meat.
Nov 18, 2010 03:30 PM Page Leveraging Existing Infrastructure Karen Karp provides illustrative examples of the ways in she has worked collaboratively with her clients to overcome some of the barriers to food system change ...
Sep 30, 2010 03:30 PM Page The Business of Food Hubs: Planning Successful Regional Produce Aggregation Facilities This workshop-style webinar explains the value of, and takes you through the steps for creating your own food hub feasibility study.
Aug 19, 2010 03:30 PM Page Healthy Urban Food Enterprise Development Center The aims and progress of the HUFED program, with presentations from ALBA and DC Central Kitchen, two Year 1 grantees.
Jun 17, 2010 03:30 PM Page School Food FOCUS In larger school districts, farm to school programs require some special considerations. An overview of the services provided by FOCUS, and a case study from Sa...
Apr 15, 2010 03:30 PM Page Building Regional Food Systems, Part 1: Foundational Definitions and the Northeast How a regional food system is different from, and more viable than, a strictly "local" food system.
Mar 18, 2010 03:30 PM Page Working with Diverse Communities: the Southwest A glimpse into some of the most innovative Good Food programs in the Southwest.
Aug 20, 2009 03:30 PM Page Innovations in Value Chain Infrastructure - Red Tomato Can Red Tomato build a regional supply chain that maintains the highest quality, and satisfies both farmers and consumers alike?
Jun 11, 2009 03:30 PM Page Aggregation/Distribution: Appalachian Sustainable Development Anthony Flaccavento discusses the history and context of ASD, focusing on Appalachian Harvest, a model of an "Entrepreneurial Non Profit"
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