Operations & Logistics

Operations are the the day-to-day activities that define your food distribution system. This section covers the key logistics of setting up and running your hub.

We’ve structured much of the content in this section using examples and question prompts that will give you a sense of how the hub business works. As you make your way through the material, keep in mind that every hub is unique and that your producers and customers might not fit this basic model. Get to know the needs of your farmers and customers and create a food distribution system that works for everyone.

The planning stages of your operation are hands-on and interactive. You and your team can brainstorm strategies and best practices. In the end, the only way to figure out what will and won’t work work is to try out different approaches and adjust as you learn from experience.

Business Model Generation & Budgeting

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