ValleyHUB at the Food Innovation Center

ValleyHUB at the Food Innovation Center

Our Facility

ValleyHUB is a farm, food hub, and education center based at the Food Innovation Center at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. The Urban Farm at ValleyHUB showcases a range of sustainable agricultural practices. Our five-acre site includes an indoor grow room; a heated greenhouse, outdoor raised beds; and a passive solar hoophouse. The Food Hub is a licensed food processing facility equipped to produce fresh-cut fruits and vegetables at a range of production scales. The facility also has a Visitor Center and 30-seat classroom.

Our Programs

At ValleyHUB, our goal is to get more healthy food onto more plates in Southwest Michigan by training, educating, and supporting the fresh food supply chain. We have a range of educational programs. We work with MSU Extension, FamilyFarmed, and others to offer skills-focused workshops for farmers and food processors. We host community meetings and conferences for professionals in the food system. We offer fun, practical classes about sustainability and self-sufficiency that are open to all.