LOCAL SOURCING, SIMPLIFIED

Forager is the digital procurement-to-payment platform designed to make local sourcing a no-brainer. Our groundbreaking solution reduces the costs and complexity of the sourcing process for grocers, distributors and institutions so they can purchase and offer more local food.

 

QUICK ORDERING

See what your suppliers have and send purchase orders in a few clicks. So much quicker, we save you tens of hours each week.

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EASY COMMUNICATION

Communicate with your suppliers and update orders, all in one place. Everything will be clearer and more efficient.

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ACCURATE RECEIVING

Check in products electronically and adjust orders instantly. Reduce error rates by 1-2% and enable easy import to your POS system.

SIMPLE PAYMENTS & E-INVOICING

Approve invoices electronically and schedule payments online. No more checks— saving you $4-20 on every check.

BETTER INSIGHTS

Digital records mean better data. Know the who, what, and how of your local sourcing. Improve product offerings and enhance your margins.

 
 

 Adopting Forager has driven efficiencies And growth for buyers and local producers

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Average weekly time saved on local ordering

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Average increase in volume ordered by buyer

 
 
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who's on board?

Over 300 passionate local producers offering the freshest produce, dairy, meat, and speciality items. And several dedicated grocers and distributors who want to provide their customers what they really want — the highest quality local food.

 
 

 
 
Forager has made a big difference to our commitment to sourcing locally. Our buyers are finding themselves with more time to work with both our farmers and customers. We estimate we save 6-8% in labor costs.”
— John C., General Manager of Portland Food Co-op
I’m sitting on my back porch, listening to the birds and sipping my coffee, while placing an order on Forager. This is really a drastic improvement over the old way. Thank you.”
— John S., Head Purchaser at Rosemont Market & Bakery
“Buyers love the clean availability list and the fact that they can access it easily from their phones and computers”
— Kelsey H., Co-owner of Two Farmers Farm
After using Forager for a few weeks I’ve seen increased sales with my buyers now that they can see all of my products in one place.”
— Sean H., Owner at Left Field Farm
 
 
 

Forager began because we love our local food, farmers, and community. And our mission is to make it much easier to source from local farms, so everyone can benefit from all local food has to offer. Whether you're a buyer hoping to source more locally, a farmer trying to expand your operation, an investor supporting our mission, or just interested in learning more— we want to hear from you.

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