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Introducing the Open Food Federation

With the release of version 1.0 of Open Food Source (OFS) software earlier this year, several food hubs have expressed interest in exploring a grassroots collaboration for food hub resources. We are calling this concept the Open Food Federation and have drafted a purpose statement to begin the discussion: “To provide transparent technologies to local…

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Open Food Source: From orphan to federation

The following article was contributed to opensource.org by Roy Guisinger as part of their series for Open Food Week, published on November 19, 2014 at http://opensource.com/life/14/11/open-food-source-orphan-federation. In the local food movement, open source principles are very much like the open pollinated seeds that farmers keep to grow next year’s crops. When farmers use their own…

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