10/16/2006

Locally Grown Update

Filed under:General — eric @ 8:42 am

I’m making some serious strides in my efforts to let other groups painlessly replicate the farmers’ coop we have here. I’ve more or less finished the part that lets one create a new online market (including a weblog, FAQ section, and photo gallery), lets growers join the market (and fully describe their farm, including a photo gallery), and lets customers register at the market. To do is the (rather sizable) task of letting the growers list their wares, the customers to place orders, and the backend to process the orders. But, I’m right on schedule.

Here’s a video that was shot during a market pickup last season by Georgia Organics that describes what we do and why other communities will want to follow in our footsteps: