Cooperative local food delivery
We're helping farmers build a network of vehicles to efficiently move local food
Work together, your way
Earn more by driving for others, or save by shipping with a new partner.
Papa Weaver's Pork
"My truck was running at 50-60% capacity, but with Local Food Network I can help out other farmers by getting their products on my truck while lowering my own distribution costs."
- Tom Weaver
It was cost-prohibitive to offer delivery to customers in markets far away from me. However, with the help of Local Food Network, I can expand my market reach while not having to spend as much time on the road."
- Bruce Johnson
How it works
We're working our way to your neck of the woods via a two-step process.
We're surveying Virginia farmers in order to discover under-used local food infrastructure, including partially empty trucks and cold/dry storage.
We're identifying possible opportunities for collaboration between business owners, and introducing new connections where desired.
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We're conducting a statewide survey to identify under-used infrastructure for local food. For the benefit of all local farmers, we humbly request that you participate - no strings attached.