Collaborative, an Oakland-based community development organization, and the
City of Oakland are exploring the feasibility of developing a regional food hub. This new business
would buy and aggregate locally-grown
fruits and vegetables and sell them to local wholesale, retail and
institutional customers in Oakland and the Bay Area. The food hub might also
provide light processing and commercial kitchen space for local food entrepreneurs.
purpose of this survey is to determine interest, quantify supply, and better
understand preferences among growers which may be served by a regional food
hub. This survey will take about 20-30 minutes to complete. All survey
respondents will have the opportunity to see the results of the study and
provide additional input.
This is only a survey and your responses are not
binding in any way. All survey information will be kept strictly
confidential. Responses will be reported in the aggregate only for the
purpose of this study. The data will be collected by the study consultants and
will not be shared with other staff or individuals not directly responsible for
the creation of the report.
Please complete the survey by October 13, 2012.
You may skip questions that do not pertain to your operation.
Thank you for your participation. Please forward the
survey to others who may be interested!