Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

National Advisory Board, Food Hub Management Program

Tags: Agriculture, Natural Resource Based Economic Development

Client Name: Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund

Client Type: Quasi-governmental

Year: 2013, 2014

Location: Vermont, North Carolina

Shanna Ratner was invited to serve on the National Advisory Board of the Food Hub Management Program, an innovative higher education program focused on food hub management.  Shanna is collaborating with thought leaders, practitioners, funders, and system facilitators from around the country to hone the strategic focus and core principles of the program. This input will shape the work of an on-the-ground Program Development Task Force featuring diverse, informed perspectives regarding food hubs and their role in value chains.