What IS the NWCT Regional Food Hub?
Go to: nwctfoodhub.org to find out!
The Hub supports farmers by connecting them with larger and more consistent wholesale markets for their farm products. Currently, the Hub aggregates locally grown food from 30 farms in our region and has the capacity to both pick up and deliver produce. The Hub also has an online ordering and billing system. The Hub is operated by the local non-profit organization, Partners for Sustainable Healthy Communities.
The NWCT Food Hub aggregates source-identified locally grown and produced food. They pick up produce from farmers around our region and deliver it to wholesale customers who want to know where their food comes from. In this way we make it possible for farmers to work together to meet the growing demand for local, sustainable food in our area. Farmers benefit from the marketing, selling, packaging and delivering of their produce, which continues to identify their farm as the source. Our online marketplace brings fresh, healthy, locally grown and produced food to restaurants, schools, grocery stores and institutional buyers, in a cost-effective manner on a weekly basis. The NHCOG has supported this project from feasibility study, through launch, to today.