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To Sustain Agriculture in Drought-plagued California, Look to Michigan’s Developing Local Distribution Infrastructure

To Sustain Agriculture in Drought-plagued California, Look to Michigan’s Developing Local Distribution Infrastructure

California just can’t catch a break when it comes to water. As the New York Times noted recently, thousands of Cailfornia Central Valley acres now feature dusty fields where tomatoes and melons once grew. Without any water, fields are simply being left fallow. Large scale, centralized production wasn’t always at […]

Local Orbit to Host Regional Market Makers Workshop in Ypsilanti, MI on 4/25

Local Orbit to Host Regional Market Makers Workshop in Ypsilanti, MI on 4/25

Local Orbit Regional Market Makers Workshop | Ypsilanti, MI Thursday, April 25 at 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Local Orbit is now working with five terrific markets in Michigan, and as the 2013 growing season gets underway, we’re excited to offer our first regional workshop for Michigan Market Makers using […]

Connecting the Dots with Atlas Wholesale Food and Detroit Eastern Market

Connecting the Dots with Atlas Wholesale Food and Detroit Eastern Market

As a recognized leader in supporting Detroit’s local food economy, Atlas Wholesale Food Company has teamed up with Local Orbit and Detroit Eastern Market to streamline the distribution link and improve transparencies between wholesale buyers and farm producers. “Connecting the dots is what it is all about. In a lot […]

Eastern Market: A Model for Food Hubs Around the Country

Eastern Market: A Model for Food Hubs Around the Country

We were so pleased this morning to see this excellent article on Detroit Eastern Market published on the homepage of MetroMode.com. Eastern Market “is the most comprehensive food hub in the nation” according to its president, Dan Carmody. Understanding their methods and learning from their model could significantly increase the […]