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Food Hubs and School Sales

In this episode of the Bringing the Farm to School Podcast series, Lacy Stephens of the National Farm to School Network talks with Alicia Ellingsworth of the Kansas City Food Hub and KC Farm School in Kansas City, Kansas. Alicia shares the benefits, opportunities and strategies for successful school sales from the perspective of a food hub operator and also shares insight on the benefits of selling through a food hub from the perspective of the producer. She also shares insight on the unique relationship between KC Food Hub and KC Farm School that opens up the world of food and farming to children and the community.

Related ATTRA Resources:

Farm to School Sales: Profiles of Ranches Making it Work

Episode 186. Is Farm to School Right for You?

Episode 199. Why Farm to School?

Episode 193. Accessing USDA Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program


Other Resources:

Kansas City Food Hub

KC Farm School

National Farm to School Network

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