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Food by Local Farmers. Distribution System by Ants.

February 20, 2018 |

This article was originally published on ensia.com.

Looking for a way to help a sustainable food system grow, Cullen Naumoff turned to nature.

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Driving down U.S. 20 toward Cleveland, Cullen Naumoff knew something had to change.

Naumoff, director of sustainable enterprise for the Oberlin Project in Oberlin, Ohio, had recently launched a food hub with colleague Heather Adelman. Food hubs bring together what small farmers produce into quantities needed by big buyers like schools, restaurants and supermarkets. The problem? The Oberlin Food Hub was so successful that demand was outstripping the ability of participating farmers to meet it. Read More