Central Kitchen Teams up With Local Farms to Offer End-Around to National Meat Shortages
Cleveland Scene | Douglas Trattner | May 6, 2020
Like many of us, Eric Diamond kept reading about increasing meat shortages as supply chain interruptions resulting from Coronavirus continue to mount. At the same time, he was talking to local farmers who no longer have an outlet for their fresh products thanks to shuttered or diminished-capacity restaurants.
It didn’t take much reflection to attempt to kill both of those birds with one stone. A few weeks back, Diamond, a partner in Central Kitchen, launched the Love Local Collective, which acts as the middleman between consumers and producers.