Posts Tagged: logistics

Angel Joins the Wallace Center Food Systems Leadership Network

We’re excited to share that our Director of Operations Angel joins the Wallace Center Food Systems Leadership Network as a mentor to help build capacity across the movement! 1.What is the Food Systems Leadership Network? The Food Systems Leadership Network is a national Community of Practice to support leaders and staff of community-based organizations working… Read more »

Wild Maine Blueberries

Lynn Thurston started Blue Sky Produce in Maine in response to a simple problem: Less than 1% of wild blueberries are harvested for the fresh market. Since 2006 Lynn has been working to build relationships with growers, distributors and customers. Wild Blueberries are one of North America’s oldest native berries, and have thrived under the… Read more »

The Business of Food Hubs

Red Tomato Featured in Stateline Publication Our Director of Marketing, Sue Futrell, was featured in a recent article from Stateline, a project of the Pew Charitable Trusts. What’s more, midsize farmers are typically too large to rely on those channels alone to sell all their food, and lack the volume and distribution resources to sell… Read more »

Red Tomato Receives USDA Award to Innovate Local Food with Integrity

Red Tomato, a Massachusetts based non-profit local food distributor that connects mid-sized Northeast farmers to wholesale markets, has received $492,000 through the United States Department of Agriculture Local Foods Promotion Program for a 3 year project to bring increased scale and value to Northeast farmers. As one of 9 recipients in the Northeast, and only… Read more »

Michael Rozyne: TEDxManhattan Sneak Peak

  In order to introduce himself to the TEDxManhattan audience. Red Tomato’s founder and co-director, Michael Rozyne, answered a few questions about himself and the Red Tomato conversation that we call: The Truth in the Middle. Enjoy the sneak peak! 1) What’s the topic you’ll be speaking about? The current food system isn’t built for local,… Read more »