Food Value Chain Reports

Food value chains & food hubs represent an innovative business model in which agricultural producers, manufacturers, buyers, and other related supply chain actors form collaborative, transparent partnerships that attempt to combine product differentiation strategies with commitment to shared operational values and social mission goals. Below are reports, articles and presentations with more insight into this area of agriculture & local economies.
Date Title Sort ascending Author
10/16/13 Impacts of Relationship Based Online Marketing and Social Media Use on Community Supported Agricultural CSA Programs Brian Butler, University of MD; Cathy Ridings, Lehigh University; Zach Zachariah, Lehigh University
02/03/12 Further Findings from USDA and the National Food Hub Collaboration James Barham, Ph.D. Economist USDA-AMS Marketing Services Division
01/10/17 Farmers Market Promotion Program 2016 Report
01/10/17 Farmers Market Promotion Program 2016 Highlights
03/03/15 Exploring Regional Produce Procurement in Detroit Public Schools Amy Rosenthal, School Food FOCUS; JoAnne Berkenkamp, Tomorrow’s Table
03/04/16 Exploring CSA - Research and Extension Insights Debra Tropp, USDA AMS; Tim Woods, – University of Kentucky, Ag Economics
08/16/08 Emerging Opportunities for Local Food in U.S. Consumer Markets Debra Tropp, USDA AMS
12/16/15 Emerging Marketing and Business Strategies Tim Woods and Matt Ernst
12/18/13 Assessing the Economic Impacts of Regional Food Hubs: the Case of Regional Access Todd M. Schmit
08/07/13 Assessing the Economic Impact of Regional Food Hubs: The Case of Regional Access Presentation Todd Schmit, Becca Jablonski, & David Kay