Building local food hubs: Practical and community elements of short supply chains

  • July 30 2020
    9:00am - 10:00am

Online discussion, Thursday 30 July, 9–10am
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Local food hubs have been vital for both food producers and consumers during the Covid-19 crisis, as usual supply chains struggled. If you’d like to learn more about how local food hubs work, how to get involved or how to organise one, then this event is for you.

Join in a conversation, organised by Soil Association Scotland, with Rosie Jack of Bowhouse Fife and Nick Weir of the Open Food Network, about:

  • How things have changed in Bowhouse Market’s operating model since April
  • How Rosie and Nick set up Bowhouse Link with the Open Food Network
  • How to link multiple producers to one online shopfront, set up online payments and arrange distribution or pick-ups
  • What the back-end admin of the Open Food Network looks like
  • Opportunities and challenges throughout the process
  • How they think this online space will evolve.

Includes a chance to ask your questions.

FREE to all in Scotland

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This event is run by Soil Association Scotland with funding from the SRDP Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund (Scottish Government/European Union), with partner funding from Scottish Forestry, Scottish Water, RSPB Scotland, Innovative Farmers and The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation.