Aggregation and Distribution

The Aggregation and Distribution Working Group focuses on aggregation, processing, storage and distribution strategies that expand linkages between locally produced and processed food and the full range of market outlets (e.g., schools, hospitals, grocery stores, etc.).

Working Group Members include wholesale distributors, food hubs, regional food centers, online marketplace businesses, food service providers, government agencies, retail market owners, food producers and processors, charitable food distribution organizations, and other organizations.


Examining the Gaps: Product Demand Across Market Channels Add to Collection

The Aggregation & Distribution Working Group held panel on examining gaps in product demand across market channels at Rutland's Vermont Farmers Food Center.

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Food Safety Modernization Act Affect on Aggregators & Distributors Add to Collection

In our April 2016 meeting, we visited with Kristina Sweet from VAAFM, Hans Estrin from UVM Extension and Sophia Kruszewski, a policy specialist from the National Sustainable Agriculture Council. Each of these experts were asked about how FSMA might affect the 'middle' of the supply chain.

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