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.
Is your farmers' market shifting to online sales due to COVID-19? Or would you like to get it set up just in case that's needed? We're working hard getting farmers and markets online, and we've created some extra how-to guides if you're keen to get your market set...
COVID-19 is already having an impact on food supply. How do we support direct supply chains that keep farmers in business? How do we keep our shelves stocked with food? What happens to farmers' markets as public gatherings get shut down? We're doing our best to help...
The Open Food Network platform is designed to help farmers sell food. It aggregates food from multiple sources to sell through an online shopfront, and creates a transparent supply chain. But around the world, people are starting to use the platform for other...
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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.