So you want to BUY local food?
Get started in 4 easy steps:
1. Register as a member with the buying club pick up spot closest to you
2. Visit our market and start shopping!
3. Pay using any major credit card or Paypal
4. Pick up your order from your pick up spot each week.
Want a little more detail? Just keep reading...
Our system is set up to serve individuals, restaurants and wholesale.
Individuals will registers as a member of a pick up spot, choosing the location nearest to them. Once you've registered, you can begin shopping!
Once you're ready to shop you can either click on the tab "Farmers" to visit each farm page individually or click on the tab "Market" to see all the products available for purchase. You can also use the search bar on the left hand side to search for a specific product. Your shopping cart can be filled with products from each of our different farms, pick and choose what YOU want to order!
There is a $1.00 delivery and packaging deposit for every order under $50.00. If you return your box with your name tag attached you will be refunded the $1.00 deposit. Refunds are issued once 10 boxes are returned or upon request.
So you want to SELL local food?
We'd love to meet you! Contact our Project Manager Lea at firstname.lastname@example.org and click HERE to register as a grower! Once you've registered, you'll need to wait for approval via email confirmation. This process should happen within the day of registration. Once confirmed you will be able to update your farm profile, add inventory and upload pictures of your products!
When you've made a sale you'll receive an email detailing the order. By 12:00pm on schedule delivery days you are responsible for packaging up all of your orders and delivering them to our distribution center where they will then be taken by Down East Connect staff and delivered to your customers.