Business Models

As you begin to think about developing a healthy food business in your community, you will want to explore various business models to determine which type will best serve the needs of your community, ranging from grocery stores and farmers markets to food hubs, co-ops, and mobile markets. You may want to consider factors such as available land, time, funding, and customer base. This assessment tool will serve as a guide to help you start to evaluate your capacity and determine the most appropriate retail strategy for your community.