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Food Hubs and Alternative Markets

Apr 23, 2020 10:00 AM in EDT (US and Canada)

EVENT ORGANIZED BY Kansas State University

Food Hubs and Alternative Markets will cover the following topics:

  • What is a food hub
  • Pros/Cons and trade offs of food hubs
  • Value of joining a food hub
  • Resources

There will be time for Q&A at the end of the presentation.

This webinar is presented by Anthony Flaccavento. Author of Building a Healthy Economy from the Ground Up: Harnessing Real World Experience for Transformative Change Anthony Flaccavento is an economic development consultant and organic farmer from Abingdon, in the heart of Appalachia. His consulting business, SCALE, Inc, works with communities around the world to help build more locally-rooted, sustainable economies and healthier food systems.

Gaining Ground is a free webinar series geared toward agriculture educators. The goal of Gaining Ground is to equip agriculture educators with knowledge from national experts that support Urban Food Systems enterprises in the region. Participants will learn technical and systems-level information for successful Urban Food Systems practices through the series.