Local Food Hub Works on Getting Beyond Commodity Corn in The Hoosier State: That sweet corn at your near... #food

Local Food Hub Works on Getting Beyond Commodity Corn in The Hoosier State: That sweet corn at your near... #food

That sweet corn at your nearest supermarket chain probably was not grown locally. In all likelihood, neither were the green beans, lettuce or apples. Husk is trying to change that. With headquarters in Greenfield, Indiana the startup is aiming to make sure locally-produced food at supermarkets and not just farmers’ markets. Founded in 2013 by Nick Carter, Adam Moody and Chris Baggott, Husk is is creating a local foods system, complete with farming partners, a processing and distribution facility, and store. Only local farmers grow produce for Husk, and Husk products only sell at local and regional markets. Currently, Husk uses only Indiana farmers and only sells to retail outlets in or near the Hoosier state (including Iocations in Illinois, Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky). Its three founders would like to expand Husk to other states, using only local farmers from those state...

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