What is a Food Hub and is it a viable market channel for my products? Is a box store too big a channel for my farm's scale? Farmers and food producers often ask us what markets are appropriate. In the videos below, you'll hear farmers and buyers talk about building relationships, expectations, quality, packaging, and food safety among many other topics.
Interview with Headwater Food Hub
In this introductory video, Stephan Schwartz, former Supply Chain Manager at Headwater Food Hub (Ontario, NY) and Phil Munson from Fisher Hill Farm (Canandaigua, NY) talk about the benefits of selling to a food hub. For other conversations between Stephan Schwartz and Phil Munson, watch the whole series.
Interview with Wegmans
In this introductory video, Dave Corsi, VP Produce and Floral, Wegmans Food Markets (NY) and Julie Blackman from Blackman Homestead Farm (Lockport, NY) talk about expectations and marketing. For other conversations between Dave Corsi and Julie Blackman, watch the whole series.