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Writings on how to succeed as a local food supplier.

Success Stories

How Castor River Farm used Local Line to Reduce Order Errors Exponentially in Under 6 Weeks!

As George at Castor River Farm continued to grow his customer base over the years, he prided himself on maintaining a strong relationship with his customers. As the number of customers continued to increase, he was able to keep up with the production demand, yet when it came to deliveries and logistics – he kept facing order errors.

Posted on 
Feb 27, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Success Stories

How Mustard Seed Co-op is Making Local Food more Accessible with Local Line

Recently celebrating their 5th year, Mustard Seed Co-op is a co-op grocery store stocking everything local!

Posted on 
Feb 25, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Marketing

How to Use MailChimp Marketing to Increase your Sales!

MailChimp allows you to create demand by telling your authentic story. Instead of just sending another email, use this tool to best showcase your lifestyle and products to potential customers.

Posted on 
Feb 24, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Success Stories

The Farmers’ Market Goes High Tech

“I’m using Local Line to be accessible to those people who don’t know me as well, and partnering with the rest of the people in that group."

Posted on 
Feb 22, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Future of Food

Why We Need to Treat our Small-Scale Farms as Businesses

Why do you farm? When you ask a small-scale farmer this question, they often don’t say because they want to make money.

Posted on 
Feb 12, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Success Stories

The New Model for Local Food Distribution in Northern Ontario

“People say farmers are behind, but that’s not true. We’re right there with them – online!”

Posted on 
Jan 24, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Press

Local Orbit Joins Local Line: The Sales and Distribution Platform for North American Food Suppliers

Local Line, a sales and distribution software platform for farmers and food producers is pleased to announce a partnership of Local Line’s food hub software and Local Orbit, a market-leading food hub management software platform.

Posted on 
Jan 23, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Success Stories

Success Story: Thousand Hills Ranch

“The biggest benefit I found by using Local Line was how easy it is now to communicate! Updating and communicating changes to our inventory has become effortless."

Posted on 
Jan 17, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Success Stories

Success Story: Stone Horse Farm

"Well…Local Line does everything for me! I tell customers it is my personal secretary and encourage them to use the embedded store on my website."

Posted on 
Jan 15, 2019
  by
Nina Galle
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Future of Food

Introducing Local Line’s New Community Forum!

This new Community Forum is an opportunity for connection between similar businesses that are all facing the same challenges and opportunities.

Posted on 
Jan 15, 2019
  by
Courtney Lang
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Press

Ontario’s Local Food Revolution Gets Boost with New OntarioFresh Platform

Greenbelt Fund launches new and improved Ontariofresh.ca with technology partner Local Line.

Posted on 
Dec 4, 2018
  by
Nina Galle
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Press

Can Local Line Help Your Direct-to-Consumer Food Business?

It’s becoming more and more popular for consumers and chefs to source food from local farmers and suppliers. Because of this, companies like Local Line have formed as a kind of go-between, bringing farmers and customers together.

Posted on 
Nov 30, 2018
  by
Nina Galle
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