Is the Food Hub right for your business?
The Food Hub is a market for existing small farms, food, and garden businesses. If you are in search of information on how to start your business, we suggest contacting the Entrepreneurial program at NC State, and referencing the NCDA Starting a home-based business resource.
Use this flow chart to learn if the Food Hub is a good fit for your farm/business.
Use this document to learn about required certifications or licenses that you may need to sell your products on the Hub.
All Food Hub producers must label their products. View packaging and labeling requirements here.
If yes, complete an inqury form here and a Food Hub staff member will contact you with further information.
The Food Hub accepts applications on a rolling basis, but our onboarding season is from October 1st through April 30th. Applications submitted from May 1st through September 30th will be addressed when our onboarding season begins in October, in the order in which they are received. We are extending our onboarding deadline for 2022 to May 15th.
Ensure producer profile is consistent with requested template to help customers easily learn about each Food Hub business