The people you can rely on at the Food Hub
As Director for the Worcester Regional Food Hub, Shon Rainford provides strategic leadership, as well as day-to-day oversight of all aspects of the Food Hub’s core operations. Shon also provides business consultation and food safety training to food entrepreneurs.
Shon teaches ServSafe Food Safety Manager courses and proctors the exams. He is also trained in HACCP, PCQI, Better Process Control School, and Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Animal Food to assist entrepreneurs in the creation and monitoring of their food safety plans as well as prepare for municipal or state food permits.
Shon joined the Food Hub in February 2018 after leading teams at Heifer International, an organization that works with small farmers around the world to end hunger and poverty, as well as Middleton Place, a National Historic Landmark in Charleston, South Carolina. Prior to joining the non-profit world, Shon owned and operated a small retail business.
Shon is passionate about local, healthy food and supporting small farmers and businesses. He lives with his wife and four children on a small farm in Rutland, Massachusetts.