FARMSTEAD™ is prescribed path programming, engaging Creative Dining Services’ accounts with local and regional growers, producers and foodhubs that do not have distributorship through our primary and secondary-vendor partnerships. This includes family-owned and small co-operative growers operating as CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture) and direct farm-to-institution sales, delivering directly to our account locations.
FARMSTEAD™ programming outlines our company’s intentions, purchasing policy and regulatory documentation required to achieve an approved vendor status with Creative Dining Services.
Most importantly, food safety is critical to our organization. A secure supply chain will not be compromised. It is imperative that any potential vendor, regardless of size, can demonstrate the ability to deliver safe product to Creative Dining Services.