What Is The Problem Anyway?
A Peer To Peer Platform "Local Food System"
Sourcing Local Food Is Difficult
Sourcing local produce is unrealistic for most of us; we are too busy with work or spending time with friends and family. For example, the easiest way to source local produce is to go to the local farmer’s markets, but they are typically open a few hours a week.
Middlemen in The System
Lack Of Technolical Resouces
Most of the farmers in Maine and the United States don’t have any I.T. people, resources, or knowledge to help them build a website that has the necessary features the farmer needs like ordering cycles, subscription management, and customer management. This leaves them to only sell their produce at farmers markets or to the big grocers.
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