Why Buy Local?

Our Commitment

We define local as within 250 miles of our warehouse

Here at FreshPoint, we understand the concerns of our customers and the community to support local businesses, eat healthier and reduce our carbon footprint.

We have made a commitment to partner with local farms and have created a “FreshPoint Local Flavor” program, which allows us to offer our customers seasonal items right from their own backyard.

FreshPoint Buys Local to:

Check_mark Strengthen Regional Economy

Check_mark Support Family Farms

Check_mark Preserve The Local Landscape

Check_mark Provide Delicious, Fresh-from-the-farm Foods For Our Customers

Why buy local from FreshPoint?

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  • One Invoice
  • One Produce Delivery
  • Reporting Capabilities by Farm, Product, and Distance
  • Multi-Farm Access through website

FreshPoint companies help support local growers by:

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  1. Offering a Distribution of Supply
  2. Food Service Marketing
  3. Education of Food Safety and Agricultural Practices
  4. Stability and Consistency
  5. Customer Access through Farm Tours
  6. COI Coverage in select Markets
  7. Negotiated Reduced Cost for 3rd Party Audits

FreshPoint’s local reporting offers:

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  • Local grower reporting by customer detail
  • Item level detail or summary by customer
  • Percentage of local spend to total spend
  • Farms classified by distance – 100, 250, 500, or state specific.