Offering your shoppers store cupboard items at wholesale prices

Offering your shoppers store cupboard items at wholesale prices

The full Essential catalogue is now available on the Open Food Network (OFN), updated six times per year in line with product and price updates from Essential.  Tamar Valley Food Hubs (TVFH) are now offering their shoppers the option to place a bulk order of Essential...
Business Model: Blog Sole of Discretion

Business Model: Blog Sole of Discretion

In this series of blogs, Lynne Davis, CEO of the Open Food Network, describes the business models of some of the food hubs and producers in their community. Here, in the third blog of the series, she introduces Sole of Discretion. Sole of Discretion is a radically...
Interested in a career in ethical marketing? We are hiring!

Interested in a career in ethical marketing? We are hiring!

We are currently looking for one Junior Marketing Team Member to join The Open Food Network for an exciting new project where we will be supporting inspiring food enterprises with their marketing.  The Open Food Network is a community and software backbone for food...
Business Model Blog: Bowhouse Link

Business Model Blog: Bowhouse Link

In this series of blogs, Lynne Davis, CEO of the Open Food Network, describes the business models of some of the food hubs and producers in their community. Here, in the second blog of the series, Lynne introduces Bowhouse Link. Bowhouse, based in the East Neuk of...
Building food equality means investing in communities

Building food equality means investing in communities

In our Building Food Equality project, OFN UK are working to demonstrate the important role that community food enterprises play in addressing systemic inequality in our food system. In this blog Lynne Davis gives a background to the work. High quality food is often...
Can Community Food Enterprises change the world?

Can Community Food Enterprises change the world?

In this blog Joe McCrohon and Lynne Davis investigate the world of community food enterprises and food hubs to find out the lay of the land from an academic perspective. The Open Food Network supports a vibrant network of food enterprises that are deeply embedded in...