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Open Invitation to all Food Assemblies!

Today Food Assembly announced that it will be ceasing UK trading in September. Since 2014 The Food Assembly have been supporting individuals to become food activists, supporting producers to sell …

How to decentralise our food system

Most of our food is sold through a handful a supermarket chains that operate the same business model, a centralised model that aggregates all products under one roof. Can decentralised …

What is the Open Food Network?

Using software and technology to pioneer ideas in building networks, cooperatives and community driven food enterprise, the Open Food Network is growing as an international community. An international community fundamentally …

George Monbiot – OFN Ambassador

George Monbiot says “For years I have been writing about the need for a fairer, more sustainable food distribution system.  It appears that we now have it.  The online, open …

Rob Hopkins – OFN Ambassador

Rob Hopkins has been following the progress of OFN since April 2014. In his words “there is a lot of potential for building the resilience of local food economies through …

Mary Clear – OFN Ambassador

Mary Clear, Chair of Incredible Edible Todmorden says “The Open Food Network is not only a great way to get local food to local people.  It is also the only …

We’re making a podcast!

OFN UK have received a wee amount of money to make a podcast. This is shaking-in-our-boots exciting! For some of us that are part of OFN UK, podcasts are our …