The Open Food Network UK exists to support food enterprises to start up and grow. 

We are committed to always being a low cost way for communities to organise creative solutions that ensure good food can be available to everyone. 

Our basic plan is perfect for community scale food projects and is donation based. 

Percentage plans unlock features that help community projects grow revenue, alongside carrots and social change.

Basic

Donations based plan
£ 1 per month
  • Basic features
  • Peer support
  • Learning Network
  • Exclusive Newsletter

Starter

Direct Debit Plan
2
%
of sales
  • Mailchimp Integration
  • Repeat Orders
  • Embedded Shopfront
  • Phone & Email support
Popular

Growth

Direct Debit Plan
4
%
of sales
  • Starter Plus...
  • Business Insights
  • Customer Feedback
  • Accounting Integration

Scale

Admin Free Plan
9
%
of sales
  • Growth Plus...
  • Automatic Payments
  • Bespoke Integrations
  • Custom Reports

Basic Plan

The perfect plan for community scale food enerprises
£ 1 per month
  • Access to all basic features including your own personalised shopfront with custom images and social media links. Sell your own products or aggregate local producers to create a food hub. There are hundreds of creative ways to build food enterprises that work for your community.
  • You become a member of the platform cooperative, with full voting rights to shape the direction of OFN.
  • Learning from our vibrant community of exciting local food projects around the country. Through blogs, webinars, learning exchanges, gatherings and our community forum become involved with a great community of like minded people across the country (and the world) using food to transform our world for the better.
  • Receive our special members newsletter jammed with opportunties, funding offers, the occasional job offer, tips and tricks for getting the most out of the OFN platform and network.

Starter Plan

A starter set of features to save you time as you build your enterprse
2
%
Monthly
  • All of the Basic features plus...
  • Integration with Mailchimp and other newsletter tools so that you can easily keep your customers in the loop. Every new customer will automatically be invited to your newsletter list, giving you more time to create amazing newsletters
  • Set up standing orders or subscriptions. CSAs can put their regular box customers on a standing order, that can be managed by the customer. Customers can then add to their order with extra bits and pieces week by week. Food Hubs can make it easier for their shoppers to remember to order, by automatically placing an order for a basic set of products each week.
  • Tell your story in your way. Embed the OFN shopfront in your website such that your customers don't have to leave your site. Embed a map of all of your producers, a simple shopfront making ordering faster and more.
  • Get answers to your questions fast with phone and email support
Popular

Growth Plan

This plan gives you the insights you need to develop your business
4
%
Monthly
  • All of the Starter features plus...
  • Understand your enterprise better with business insights. Insights help you to track what your customers do and don't like such that you can improve your offer and keep your customers smiling and coming back week after week.
  • Get detailed feedback from your customers. Choose to ask after orders, or when customers haven't ordered for a while. Find out what they like and what they don't in their words.
  • Three custom reports giving you exactly the data you need in exactly the way you need it. Reports can be automatically emailed or downloaded on a schedule set by you.
  • Streamline your accounting by integrating with your accounting package. We can integrate with Xero, Wave, Quickbooks and more.

Scale Plan

We take care of your invoicing, accounting and admin, so you can do your thing.
9
%
Monthly
  • All of the Growth features plus...
  • Automatic handling of all your invoices, payments and accounts. No more time spent doing bank transfers and reconciling. We'll handle it all and simply pay you your margin each week. You have full control over what that margin is, so you can make your business work for you.
  • Unlimited custom reports giving you exactly the data you need in exactly the way you need it. Reports can be automatically emailed or downloaded on a schedule set by you.
  • Bespoke integrations to a range of software platforms that can make your life easier. We'll work with you to understand your pain points and then improve processes to help everything flow more efficiently.