Local Food Hub Partner Producer Resources

This page contains select resources for Local Food Hub Partner Producers, including Local Food Hub guides, forms, and product specifications, along with resources on food safety and regulatory compliance.

For specific questions, please contact us at info@localfoodhub.org or 434-244-3276.

Partner Producer Packet and Important Forms Water Quality and Testing
GAP Certification | Local Food Hub Product Specifications |
Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)

Partner Producer Packet and Important Forms

Important forms for Local Food Hub Partner Farms.

Local Food Hub Grower’s Manual
This document serves to outline the policies and procedures for partner producers working with Local Food Hub, as well as general product requirements for wholesale distribution through Local Food Hub.

Local Food Hub Membership Agreement
This membership agreement serves as a mutual understanding of terms and conditions between Local Food Hub and your farm.

Agricultural Water Assessment and Data Sheet
Data sheet for water testing.

GAP Certification Cost Share Assistance
In an effort to support our partner producers achieve and maintain GAP certification, Local Food Hub is offering cost share assistance for audit related expenses. Through a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant, LFH has funding to provide a limited number of reimbursements for the 2017 growing season.

Packing Specifications
Pack size, weight, and storage temperature and humidity for products.

Carton Pricing
Product packaging pricing. Please note we MUST have the below Sales Tax Exemption Form on file in order to sell packaging to you.

Sales Tax Exemption Form (VA Form ST 10)
Local Food Hub makes product packaging materials available to its partner farms. This form must be completed if you plan to purchase packaging items from Local Food Hub.

Local Food Hub Purchasing and Receiving Guide
Please note Local Food Hub is closed for holidays in 2017 on the following dates: May 29, July 3, July 4, September 4, November 23, November 24, December 22 – January 1, 2018. 

Local Food Hub Contact Information

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Certification

Helpful information about Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Certification.

GAP Renewal Checklist for Growers

USDA GAP/GHP Program User Guide

GAPs guide for Small Farms

GAP Technical Assistance and Resources – Signup Form

GAP Certification Assistance and Resources

Local Food Hub Product Specifications

Detailed information about Local Food Hub product specifications. More products are coming soon.

Asparagus

Beets, bunched and loose

Blackberries

Broccoli

Brussels Sprouts 

Carrots, loose bulk and bunched with tops

Cauliflower

Cherries

Corn

Cucumbers

Garlic

Green Onions

Greens, kale, bunched

Onions, storage (cured)

Peppers

Plums

Potatoes, Fingerling and New

Potatoes, Grade A Large

Raspberries

Salad Mix

Spinach

Squash, Summer

Squash, Winter

Strawberries

Sweet Potatoes

Tomato, Colorful Mixed Cherry

Tomato, Heirloom

Tomato, Red Slicing

Shell Eggs
Regulations and Guidelines for Small Egg Producers in Virginia

Shell Eggs
Production and Handling Practice Recommendations by the National Egg Regulatory Officials

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