Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic restaurants all over the world had to close. Because of that the usual supply chains were broken since the restaurants had no demand for any food. This led to more and more food being wasted and foodbanks which usually get their food from restaurants had shortages.
“The Covid-19 pandemic is leading to “tsunami” of change in how people buy food.”Politico
We want to tackle this problem by connecting the farmers directly to the customers, changing the way of supply chains and fighting food waste together.
On our website you can search for certain farmers, wares and take a look which farms are close to you. The Website is meant to be easliy navigateable so even not so tech savvy persons can use it. Farmers and customers can create accounts to sell or buy food. The farmers just need to enter a few details about their farms and which goods they offer in which quantity. They also can decide if they want to offer delivery or not.
We are a team of three students from the IT9L at ITECH BS14. For this hackathon we focused on a project which does not just benefit the people involved but also the environment and aims to solve one of the problems of this pandemic