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USDA announces plans for national Food Hub Guide

USDA Agricultural Marketing Service announced that it is partnering with to develop a national guide on "Building Successful Food Hubs." According to a blog post by Anne Alonzo, Agricultural Marketing Service Administrator, the guide will include descriptions of key functions, best practices, and proven strategies for food hubs—all based on successful models operating across the United States.

Read Anne Alonzo's blog at

Publication date: 4/4/2014





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