Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska – Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR)

Buy Fresh Buy Local is a member-based marketing, promotion, and education program dedicated to increasing the market share for local foods in the state of Nebraska. All producers and businesses that support local agriculture are welcome to join.

About

Buy Fresh Buy Local is a statewide member-based marketing, promotion, and education program dedicated to increasing the market share for local foods through direct marketing, promotion of new and existing markets, and consumer education. For over 10 years, we have been supporting family farms and local businesses across the state. All Nebraska farmers/ranchers and businesses that support or sell into local food markets are welcome to join our network and build a stronger local food system across the state. Buy Fresh Buy Local publishes the annual Nebraska Food Guide to promote our members and educate on the benefits of local foods to our communities. 

Buy Fresh Buy Local® Nebraska is dedicated to:·      

  • Keeping the food chain shorter, sustainable, and transparent. 

  • Promoting and educating eaters on the social, economic, and cultural benefits of local foods.     

  • Improving wellness and quality of life by promoting healthy, in season eating.  

  • Cultivating a future for Nebraska’s family farms through the development of new markets opportunities.

  • Retaining local food dollars in Nebraska by strengthening regional markets.

Buy Fresh Buy Local Nebraska is a University of Nebraska Extension initiative.  

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Market Plan Development

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Nebraska Business Issues

Starting a Business

  • Forming a Business

Networking Organizations

  • Industry Specific

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Latino Business
Primary Contact
Skylar Falter
Address
Filley Hall
PO Box 830922
Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone
(402) 472-5273