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How Wolf Creek Family Farm Sells By Weight Using Local Line

July 20, 2022

More and more farms are diversifying their revenues. From running a CSA program, adding laying hens, starting their own herd, and offering farm..

Local Line Launches in The UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand

June 30, 2022

Local Line began with an idea. I was frustrated that the food grown closest to you is the most difficult to access. I wanted to make it easy for..

How to Sell Meat by Weight Online Using Local Line

June 29, 2022

For a lot of farmers, sticking to pack sizes doesn’t make sense for their business. For example, if you’re selling jars of jam or bags of lettuce,..

The Top 5 Local Line Sales Reports You Need to Be Using for Your Farm

June 22, 2022

Let’s talk data. Farming successfully relies on many data inputs. You monitor rain, soil health, and planting schedules. What can often be neglected,..

Direct Marketing Farmers Are Selling More Online

June 16, 2022

Diversifying your sales channels helps ensure the long-term success of your business. This is true across all industries, especially in a world where..

7 Local Line Best Practices To Increase Your Online Sales

June 14, 2022

Get the most out of your Local Line account! Using all the features to the fullest will allow you to maximize your experience and manage your..

Local Line Guide: How to Use Advanced Inventory to Save Time on Your Farm

June 10, 2022

To help our customers better manage their inventories, we created Advanced Inventory. This feature allows you to create multiple packages, units, and..

How to Take Product Photos for Your Online Farm Store

May 26, 2022

A lot goes into building a beautiful online store. Great product descriptions, a stand-out brand story, and BEAUTIFUL product photos. Do you know the..

How to Write Product Descriptions That Sell

May 1, 2022

When you’re selling food online, your product descriptions and product photos are the most persuasive tools you have to get customers to buy. A..

Upselling and Cross-Selling: How to Increase Your Order Size

March 29, 2022

The most frequent question we get from farmers is how can I increase my order size to meet my minimum order requirement? 

How to Start an Online Food Business: In Six Steps

March 24, 2022

Jams, Bread, Eggs, Microgreens? If you have a green thumb or can kill it in the kitchen, here’s how to get started.  At the beginning of 2020, Hilary..

How to Sell Flowers Online

March 9, 2022

Flower farmers, let’s make market days a little bit easier.

Building a New Food System, One Digital Farmer at a Time

February 22, 2022

As the world has industrialized and digitized, locally grown foods have become harder and harder to access. For most people, local food is not part..

Local Line 2.0: The Best Platform Ever Built for the Local Food System

February 7, 2022

After working for over a year, we are excited to welcome you to a whole new Local Line experience. In Local Line 2.0, you can expect dozens of new..

How Wild Flight Farm Sells Direct, Wholesale, and At-Market Using One Farm Tool

June 17, 2021

Hermann and Louise Bruns, founders and owners at Wild Flight Farm in Mara, British Columbia, have been farming together for 27 years. They produce..

Local Line Debuts Robust Insights Dashboard, Your Reporting & Analytics Headquarters

June 9, 2021

This new feature saves you time and energy by giving you accessible insights and data in customizable dashboards. Optimize and grow your business by..

How Local Market Balances Online and In-Person Sales Through Local Line

April 30, 2021

Located in Fernie, British Columbia, the team at Wildsight Elk Valley and Mountain Market wanted to give their community access to Fernie-grown food..

Sell Everywhere, to Every Customer: Why You Should Upgrade from Vendor to a Full Local Line Account

April 22, 2021

The Local Line Market platform is a great tool to help markets (and vendors) sell to their customers online. As a vendor, you get access to a Local..

30 Posts, 30 Ways: Instagram Ideas to Copy-and-Post Directly to Your Account

April 15, 2021

The goal for your Instagram business account should be to connect and engage with people who want to buy your products. With 1 billion active monthly..

The Blended Farmers’ Market: How Toledo Market Thrives with Online and In-Person Sales

March 25, 2021

The Toledo Thursday Market has been serving their local community for nearly 5 years. Recently, they doubled in size and now have a strong following..

Local Line Storefront

March 10, 2021

The Local Line platform has a whole new look! We are very excited to announce that our new storefront is now live on all Local Line accounts.

How to Run Your CSA on Local Line

February 22, 2021

This past year has changed the way a lot of farm businesses operate. With the closure or limited capacity of farms, many customers have turned online..

How Shared Legacy Farms Sold Out Their 400 Member CSA

February 15, 2021

Kurt and Corinna Bench run Shared Legacy Farms, a 400 member CSA in Elmore, Ohio. With over 12 years of farming experience, their veggie box program..

Local Line and Farmers Friend Partner to Support Family Farms

February 5, 2021

Local Line is  pleased to announce our partnership with Farmers Friend to support family farmers across North America, offering Farmers Friend..

Local Line Releases New POS Feature in Partnership with Square

January 14, 2021

Local Line is excited to announce its integration with the Square Terminal. This integration allows you to accept in-person payments for Local Line..