Sometimes the best way to fix the system is to start a new one.
Powering a new food system
Our open source platform enables new, ethical supply chains by making it easy and efficient. Food producers can sell online, wholesalers can manage buying groups and supply through networks of food hubs and shops. Communities can bring together producers to create a virtual farmers’ market, building a resilient local food economy.
Helping food enterprises thrive
We are a not-for-profit organisation building what is needed to create a new food system that is fair, local, and transparent. We produce resources and run events and projects that help community food enterprises thrive.
A resilient global community
We believe that to build a better food system, we need to work together in new ways. We think it’s possible to create a food system with social and ecological health at its core. How we work is as important to us as what we create, which is why we create open source products and a resilient community.
Disruptions to food supply in 2020 highlighted the importance of Community Food Enterprises (CFEs) as they maintained food security for their communities. For many enterprises, it felt like a window of opportunity to connect with consumers who were being awakened to...
EventWebinar SeriesAre you looking for ways to improve your enterprise but don't know where to start? Do you want to hear and learn from other food businesses about their experiences? An open invitation to all farmers, buying groups, food hubs and more to join our...
We’re coordinating a network of farmers, food hubs, and social enterprises to work together on logistics.
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Open Food Network respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the unceded lands on which we meet, work and live. We pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and emerging and acknowledge their deep spiritual relationship to country.