LFS Business Case Information Header

Business Case Information

Value Proposition

A social enterprise that will support small scale producers in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods while providing fresh, wholesome and locally sourced food to Central Ohio customers.

Workload

Recruiting participants, forming the cooperative business structure. Production, harvesting, preparation, packing.

Mapping

1. Identify leadership within the participant network 2. Leadership chooses organizational and legal structure 3. Formation of organization 4. Take over marketing, accounting and other management functions

Required Resources

A grant from the WK Kellogg Foundation.

Business Entity Connections

Parsons Area Merchants Association

Angela Christine's picture

Description: 

Bob Leighty

Support Type: 

Resource Provider

Support Items: 

  • Human CapitalProduction

Pages

Kurtz Bros.

Angela Christine's picture

Description: 

Jeff Stemier

Supply Chain Category: 

Marketing

Inputs: 

  • Physical CapitalAgricultural Physical CapitalUrban agriculture infrastructure