Astoria Food Hub emerged from several years of regional food system collaborations to meet the growing demand for sustainable food products and resilient food systems throughout the region.
North Coast food producers identified a bottleneck in production, particularly with cold storage, value-added production space, and aggregation. After over a year of due diligence, Jared Gardner, owner of Nehalem River Ranch, formed Astoria Food Hub, LLC. After assembling the core team, Astoria Food Hub, LLC set out to acquire the 27,000 sq. ft. historic Mason, Ehrman & Co. building in downtown Astoria, Oregon.