The project received a planning grant from USDA to conduct the following activities:
Survey local farmers to determine their capacity and operational needs
Develop Yolo Food Hub's marketing and financial plan to reach institutional buyers
Provide institutional market engagement training to farmers
Generate recommendations and a funding strategy to establish and sustain Yolo Food Hub
The goal for 2023 is to obtain the site for Yolo Food Hub and to begin construction activities.
The goal for 2024 is to complete construction activities and reach operational status.