Feeders Discuss Distribution

Last night, Feeders gathered for a lively discussion about getting better, more local food to restaurants and other commercial kitchens around the city.

We went through a tour of facts gathered from  Fresh Food Distribution Models for Greater Los Angeles and the LA Food Policy Council’s 2013 Food System Snapshot.

The group focused on a few very specific solutions for improving distribution now:

  1. Create a Wholesale index of Local Providers
  2. Create a hyper-local “produce hotline” for Seeders-Feeders to exchange real-time produce info
  3. Promote the Tuesday morning Farmer’s Market as a “Chef’s Market

We have created open project pages for them at the links above and look forward to your help making these things happen!

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