Value Chains Articles

CHIP Farm to Institution Center

CHIP Farm to Institution Center

San Diego County has more small farms than any other County in the United States, but connecting those farms to institutions with different sizes and volumes of needs creates a supply and demand...

BrightSide Produce

BrightSide Produce

Many San Diego residents who live in low-income and ethnically diverse communities have limited access to healthy foods, including fresh produce. This is a...

Farm to Fork San Diego

Farm to Fork San Diego

In San Diego County, you’ll find that those who farm, fish, brew beer, make wine, and operate our local markets and restaurants, are deeply connected to their communities. They feed people and...

Foodshed Small Farm Distro

Foodshed Small Farm Distro

Becoming a subscriber to Foodshed’s Fresh 5 program—a weekly distribution of fresh, seasonal produce, grown by the small farmers who make up the Foodshed cooperative—means you’re in for two...

Not the American Dream—the American Promise

Not the American Dream—the American Promise

An entrepreneurial approach is key to scaling up local, sustainable, and equitable food value chains. Enterprise is the correct model, but government and philanthropy must play a more prominent role...