Last updated: 07 Sep, 2015

This research summary, prepared for VicHealth by the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab, explores whether – and how – food hubs can contribute to healthy and resilient food systems.

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Food hubs help improve supply of and access to fresh fruit and vegetables in Victorian communities. They also create jobs, and strengthen communities and local economies. 

The two-year research project, funded by a VicHealth Innovation Grant, explored whether – and how – food hubs can contribute to healthy and resilient local food systems. This summary outlines the results, including the methodology, key findings and recommendations.