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Becca Jablonski is a PhD student at Cornell University conducting food systems research. She may be contacted at rb223@cornell.edu Thanks to the following funders for their support of local food distribution research: the Cornell Center for a Sustainable Future, NESARE, and the Cornell Small Farms Program.
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Faces of our Food System: Red Rabbit

By Becca Jablonski / October 1, 2012

  For the fourth profile in a series highlighting distributors of New York State farm-grown products, I spoke to Rhys Powell. Rhys is the Founder and President of Red Rabbit, located in New York City. Red Rabbit was founded in 2005 “to fix the school food system”. According to their website, they do this in…

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Faces of our Food System: Garden Gate Delivery

By Becca Jablonski / June 27, 2012

This article is the third in a series highlighting distributors of New York State farm-grown products.  For our third spotlight, I spoke to Marlo Capoccia, the Owner of Garden Gate Delivery, located in Ithaca, New York. I wanted to feature Garden Gate as they recently made the decision to shift their business model to focus…

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Faces of our Food System: J. Kings

By Becca Jablonski / April 2, 2012

Get to know a local food distributor in our 2012 feature series. This article is the second in a series highlighting distributors of New York State farm-grown products. For our second spotlight, I spoke to Joel Panagakos, the Executive Vice President for Produce at J. Kings, located in Holtsville, New York, on Long Island. J.…

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Faces of our Food System: FarmieMarket

By Becca Jablonski / January 9, 2012

Over the past decade, direct marketing has become very popular, and for good reason. Selling directly to the customer brings back a higher return and the satisfaction of a personal relationship, among many other advantages. But the time and talent to show up in person, peddling your products one by one, isn’t always the most…

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