In order to broaden the scope of our work, Local Food Hub is pleased to work with the following national organizations. These relationships enable us to tap into the resources available from a wide knowledge base and to share best practices from around the country.
Our national partners include:
Wallace Center Food Hub Collaboration
USDA Food Hub Resources
Good Food Org Guide
Some local partners include (and see more on our Community Partnerships page):
Virginia Food Works
Virginia Food Works is a nonprofit organization that works with existing and prospective producers of value-added foods, providing expertise and guidance on the steps involved from product development to final production. It also offered contract packing services, specializing in the creation of value-added foods from locally grown ingredients. Learn more about the services offered in this short video here.
Real Local RVA is a Richmond-based grassroots group of independent, small grocery stores, restaurants, farmer’s markets, farmers, growers, and supporters. The mission is to educate, support, and raise awareness of the local food movement and choices in the Greater Richmond area. Local Food Hub is a proud partner.
Charlottesville Food Justice Network
The Charlottesville Food Justice Network is a collaborative effort among local organizations that seeks to build a healthy and equitable community food system. The group consists of over a dozen nonprofit organizations, businesses, and educational institutions that are exploring how to increase access to healthy, nutritious foods for all members of our community. Visit the link above to learn more about the Network and the partner organizations.
The Move2Health Coalition of the Thomas Jefferson Health District is a community organization that encourages healthy eating and active living through education, advocacy, and evidence-based programming throughout our community. The group consists of 20 health-oriented organizations and businesses, and provide guidance and support for many of our community access programs and partnerships, including Fresh Farmacy and Harvest of the Month.