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.
Over the years we’ve been running Open Food Network we’ve been working tirelessly to build the tools that food enterprises need to succeed. With our tiny, part time development team working remotely in the UK, Australia, Catalonia, Portugal, Philippines and France and...
“For me, the Open Food Network is an essential tool because it enables the different eaters of a given territory or community to connect and build initiatives together.” – Olivier De Schutter We’re thrilled to welcome Olivier De Schutter as our newest Open Food...
Last year we reached out to people using the Open Food Network software platform to discuss how the Open Food Network in Australia could become more financially sustainable. We had conversations with many of you, finding out how things were going and talking through how the software helps with your business and whether you would be willing to invest in it.
Secure and trusted.
Open Food Network uses SSL encryption (2048 bit RSA) everywhere to keep your shopping and payment information private. Our servers do not store your credit card details and payments are processed by PCI-compliant services.
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