food hub http://kbia.org en Midwest Amish look to food hub helpers for tech support http://kbia.org/post/midwest-amish-look-food-hub-helpers-tech-support <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Restaurants, schools and other big buyers are looking for local food year-round. &nbsp;And many of them are connecting with small farms on the Internet.&nbsp;</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>But not all local producers are on the cutting edge… or even on the power grid.&nbsp;</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Harvest Public Media’s Peter Gray reports on a community of Amish in Illinois, as they work out how to merge tradition with technology to sell the food they grow.</div><div> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Harum Helmy 49017 at http://kbia.org Agricultural groups concerned about toxic grass; food hubs try to grow local farms http://kbia.org/post/agricultural-groups-concerned-about-toxic-grass-food-hubs-try-grow-local-farms <p></p><div>On this week's show, we'll hear why a popular grass for feeding cattle may be doing more harm than good, and learn about the popularity of food hubs.</div><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 22:06:13 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 37331 at http://kbia.org Agricultural groups concerned about toxic grass; food hubs try to grow local farms Food hubs try to grow local farms http://kbia.org/post/food-hubs-try-grow-local-farms <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; line-height: 15px;">Restaurants across the country have jumped on the local food bandwagon. They’re trying to source more of their produce from nearby farms, but it's not easy. Enter: Food hubs.</p><p> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:57:11 +0000 Sean Powers 37330 at http://kbia.org Food hubs try to grow local farms