About The North Star Food Hub

The North Star Food Hub is a regional initiative that serves farmers in Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, and St. Lawrence counties. The hub provides a platform for local producers to sell wholesale local foods to area restaurants, grocery stores, food retailers, corner stores, schools, hospitals, and other institutions. It also operates a direct-to-consumer website delivering fresh ingredients to delivery locations within Jefferson and Lewis County. 

The North Star Food Hub's Steering Committee, a non-profit organization, provides guidance and recommendations on development, implementation, and operational aspects of the Food Hub. Initial funding for North Star Food Hub steering committee was supported by the New York State Senate, granted by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, and administered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County.  Black River Valley Natural Foods, based out of Lyons Falls in Lewis County, operates the food hub as a for-profit business under license by the non-profit steering committee.

 

For questions regarding product sourcing, transportation, or other general inquiries, please contact:

Connect@northstarfoodhub.com
Office Phone: 315-741-5872
Mobile: 802-578-3999
Find us:4012 Center St., PO Box 407, Lyons Falls, NY 13368

 

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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County provides technical assistance and education to producers and many local food activities, such as the North Star Food Hub. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County administers public funding for the North Star Food Hub steering committee (a non-profit) and offers agriculture-based education programs and technical assistance for local growers. Topics range from obtaining GAP’s certification, accessing the NYS Grown and Certified program, navigating the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), applying to accept EBT as a producer, and marketing local foods. For a list of upcoming agriculture programs being offered, please click here. For more information, visit: http://ccejefferson.org/local-foods .

Contact

Connect@northstarfoodhub.com

Phone: 315-741-5872

Mobile: 802-578-3999

4012 Center St. PO Box 407 Lyons Falls, NY 13368

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