Group: Logistics, particularly transportation for increasing volume of local foods

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Localized hubs for small producers are currently key to consolidating supplies into commercially viable volumes. Work to develop more such hubs, and to help producers understand the requirements of larger scale processors and outlets, could stimulate more movement of locally produced foods.

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Michelle Ajamian ...
Aug 28, 1:44pm
Shagbark Seed & Mill, a regional scale certified organic seed and flour mill famous for using only Ohio Grown, chemical free, or certified organic crops, is in the running for a $10,000 prize from Martha Stewart's American Made contest....
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Hannah Whitehead
Jul 31, 1:21pm
Save the date! Join OSU's Agroecosystem Management Program and Organic Valley on September 24th for an oilseed pressing workshop at Mellinger Farm, including a demonstration of Organic Valley's mobile seed press. We will cold-press...
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David Reed
Apr 1, 5:10pm
Is anybody working on a GIS data model for local food systems?  In other words, a list of the features and feature attributes that would be useful in a map of the system. For example, you would have farms, farmer markets,  grocery stores,...
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Casey W. Hoy
Nov 14, 1:36pm
I'm just checking in on the "No Empty Trucks" project proposed at the 6th Annual Stinner Summit.  Nathan Hilbert has offered to be a point person on this project and because he's right here in our office, the $300 awarded to...
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Casey W. Hoy
Oct 15, 4:12pm
The following project was selected at this year's Stinner Summit.  This group will be used to help networking, collaboration and communication on the project.  Hope you'll be able to assist with this great project in some way....

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