Articles written by: Erika Block

Erika is the Founder and CEO of Local Orbit. She grows much of the food her family eats in an organic backyard garden in Ann Arbor. Erika comes from a family of former fruit peddlers, restaurant owners, meat processors and restaurant suppliers.

Stories from a Puget Sound Food Hub

Stories from a Puget Sound Food Hub

Chefs and farmers on the benefits of collaborative sales, aggregation and distribution in Washington’s Puget Sound, powered by Local Orbit.

It’s the Growing Season – In the Fields and Across Local Economies

It’s the Growing Season – In the Fields and Across Local Economies

It doesn’t get much better: long summer days + talented food producers delivering fresh, quality goods to local restaurants, caterers and hospitals – within a day of harvest. The result: diners who know exactly where their food comes from, while local businesses and trading networks expand. Local Orbit is excited […]