Everything you need to thrive
Explore our resources hub for everything you may need to manage a community food enterprise in the UK. From setting up on the Open Food Network platform to marketing advice and more – we’ve got you covered!
To get started, just scroll down for some highlights or use the navigation menu and search bar above to find what you are looking for.
Be inspired by other food enterprises using the Open Food Network platform.
The Open Food Network has been working with local authorities to procure locally sourced food from growers in their area.
Marketing tips & resources
Comprehensive marketing advice for community food enterprises.
Legal & regulation
The legal responsibilities of your community food enterprise and how to find help.
Eight Food Hubs on the OFN UK platform explain more about their business models.
View the playlist here.
Finance & accounting
From day-to-day book keeping to how to raise funds for your community food enterprise.
More advice on handling VAT for food enterprises coming soon. In the meantime this document may be helpful.