Project Description

As part of a multi-stakeholder team brought together by the Vancouver Farmer’s Market Association, David provide a senior advisory role in the development of a business plan for a proposed Food Hub in Vancouver called the New City Market.  The business plan included an assessment of the need for food hubs, a comparative analysis of food hubs and public markets across North America, governance structures, marketing, proposed revenues and costs, and next steps.  The report addressed key components of the food hub including a farmer’s market, food distribution centre, food processing area, retail outlet, and a potential wine store.