- Large farm network
- Multi-Farm Sourcing / One Online Order
- Transparency Through The Supply Chain
- Cold Chain Maintenance
- Established Aggregation Points
- Delivery By Your Distributor
- Payment Through Your Distributor
- Reporting by Product, Farm and Mileage
- Comprehensive Marketing Included
- Branded Website For Multiple Locations
- Free Farm Webpages
- Farmer Visits and On-Farm Events
Why We're Here
FarmLogix utilizes proprietary technology to connect local farms with schools, hotels, restaurants and institutions. FarmLogix lifts previous sourcing, reporting, logistical, demographic and economic barriers, bringing increased access to healthy, locally-sourced foods nationwide.
FarmLogix moves $3MM in Farm To School in the 2013-2014 school year. Watch the video.
October 30, 2013
FarmLogix is a Chicago Innovation Awards winner out of 500+ nominated companies. Read more.
June 1, 2014
FarmLogix opens operations on the Eastern Seaboard through its distributor partners Costa Fruit and Produce and Keany Produce. Testa produce remains FarmLogix' logistics partner in Chicago.
January 15, 2014
FarmLogix sources 36,000 pounds of carrots for Farm To School. Read the USDA article.
April 22, 2014
FarmLogix is a featured Earth Day company as a national solution for Aramark. Read the article.
may 26, 2014
FarmLogix continues to supply farm to fork soutions for Frontera at O'Hare airport.
May 26, 2014
FarmLogix completes its first year as the Farm To School Solution for PFG/Fox River.
June 1, 2014
FarmLogix becomes a national vendor to US Foods.
may 26, 2014
FarmLogix sources sustainable meats for Marriott and Renaissance properties in Chicago.
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One pickup from multiple farms means that you are doing your part to reduce fuel costs.
Single order and invoicing means you save time by ordering from multiple farms with one order and pay from your distributor invoice.
Integrated distributor logistics means your order comes with your regular distributor delivery.
Data reporting and marketing materials allows you to track and promote your local and sustainable efforts.
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Online Ordering, Reporting and Marketing For School Districts and Institutions
IQF Locally Sourced Foods and Year-Round Compliance Programs
Whole Bird Initiative
User-Driven Sustainabilty Program For Protein Producers
The Whole Harvest
A Non-Profit Initiative Between Farmers, FarmLogix and The Greater Chicago Food Depository
Farm identification and transparency through the supply chain via SKU mapping solutions.
an online community for all local foods participants.
SERVICES FOR RESTAURANTS, HOTELS, FOODSERVICE AND SCHOOLS
FarmLogix makes sourcing local as easy as purchasing conventional with a unique online marketplace. Clients can shop by farm or by product and get to learn about farms they purchase from. Integrated logistics with your contracted distributor assures the highest efficiency in meeting your Farm To Fork and Farm To School goals. FarmLogix allows for multiple farm sourcing with one online order and payment through the distributor invoice. A free marketing library and monthly purchasing data allows our clients to tell their story to their community and customers. FarmLogix is truly a one-stop farm-to-school and farm-to-plate solutions. For more information contact us at 312-254-5036 or firstname.lastname@example.org farmlogix.net
SERVICES FOR GROWERS AND PRODUCERS
FarmLogix provides the opportunity for farmers to access commercial sales opportunities not otherwise available. Farmers receive a free webpage to list their available products, which are viewed by an active customer base. Notification of orders, washing and packing instructions, and hub delivery instructions are given upon joining the network. To register visit farmlogixvendor.com. Both GAP and non-GAP certified farmers are welcome.
LINDA MALLERS, FOUNDER AND CEO
Linda brings 20+ years internet development expertise, with the last four in the food supply chain arena.
JERRY CERAND, VP SUPPLY CHAIN AND EAST COAST OPERATIONS
Jerry joins FarmLogix after managing supply chain relationships nationally for Avendra for the last decade.
KYMM MUTCH, VP FARM TO SCHOOL AND MIDWEST OPERATIONS
Kymm is the former Nutrition Director for Milwaukee Public Schools, and ran the Midwest Regional Learning Lab for School Food Focus.
MELINA HONG, BUSINESS OPERATIONS AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Melina manages order flow. system integration and data collection, and joins FarmLogix from DC Public Schools. She holds a Master's in Public Health.
ALISON CHIARO, FARM TO SCHOOL SALES AND SUPPORT
Alison is an attorney, and works with FarmLogix customers in the design and execution of their farm to school plans.
CHEF KIMBERLEY OLSON, HOSPITALITY SALES AND SUPPORT/ CHEF LIAISON
Chef Kim is a CIA graduate, and is the former Executive Chef at The Field Museum. She works with chefs incorporting local foods into their menus.
GUSTAV ANDERSON, WAREHOUSE MANAGER,FARM RELATIONS
Gus manages logistics, backhaul, receiving and distribution of FarmLogix products. Gus also sources and manages farm products and relationships.
MARTHA IDLER, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Martha creates, runs and manages all customer websites, newsleters, marketing tools and farmer support tools.
COLLEEN MCNICHOLS, ORDER ENTRY
Colleen manages the elecronic flow of orders from when you hit the Submit button to when it arrives at your location.
BARBARA RUBIN, CONTROLLER
Barbara handles billing and accounting. She has been a teacher and tutor for 40+ years.
HIGHLIGHTS SINCE OUR FIRST ONLINE ORDER IN FEBRUARY OF 2013:
$3MM in local sourcing for Chicago Public Schools through our relationship with Aramark.
Winner, Chicago Innovation Awards out of 500+ nominated companies
Farm-To-School solution for PFG-Fox River Foods' CESA Purchasing Cooperative and N IL Buying Cooperative.
Farm-To-Fork solution for Avendra in for its Hyatt and Marriott hotels restaurant clientele.
Farm-To-Fork solution for Host-O'Hare Airport and Frontera.
Launch of East Coast operations through distributor partners Costa Fruit and Produce and Keany Produce.
Largest single-day processed Farm To School project in the US featured on the USDA website
Numerous speaking engagements for the USDA, Wallace Center, IL School Nutrition Association.
Numberous articles in Crains, Chicago Tribune, and USDA publications.
FarmLogix video featured on Cook County website.
Meetings with Cook Country Board President Toni Prechwinkle, and Mayor Rahm Emmanuel, March, 2014.
PRODUCE: The Farmlogix network contains hundreds of varieties of standard fruits and vegetables, a well as gourmet lettuces, herbs and delicacies from family-run farms, as well as GAP-certified produce from large farms for its farm-to-school customer base.
CHEESES: From toppings for burgers AND artisinal wheels for cheese plates, to basics for school salad bars, FarmLogix provides access to the finest in locally-sourced cheeses from cheesemakers nationwide.
PROTEINS: FarmLogix proteins include cage-free eggs, free range chicken raised without antibiotics, bacon, grass-fed beef, pork shoulder and beelies, suasuge, trout, lamb and buffalo.
PROCESSED PRODUCT: Artisans produce a vast array of choices, including organic, locally sourced salsas, sauces and dips, locally sourced soups, smoked fish, jams, pickled vegetables, herbal teas, baked goods and condiments.
Vegetarian, gluten free & kosher selections available.