Entries by Amy McCann

Announcing LFM’s Inventory module – for farms and food hubs!

We are excited to announce a brand new warehouse inventory management system that works seamlessly with our JIT (Just in Time, harvested to order) inventory management system, and is specifically designed for the needs of farms and food hubs. Here are some of the benefits of LFM’s warehouse inventory system: Flexible – We know that […]


Every once in a while, something you read stops you in your tracks and makes you reflect and really think. Does this happen to you? A long time customer, Idaho’s Bounty Cooperative, recently wrote a letter to their stakeholders that illustrates so much of what our movement is wrestling with as we try to take […]

Leveraging promo codes in your marketing plan

We are excited to add promo codes as one of the sales and marketing features newly available on our platform.* We’ve put together a guide for best practices for using these codes so that our customers can maximize their sales and profitability.  Before implementing promo codes, you will need to spend some time analyzing your customers, […]

Version 4.0 – a completely updated customer shopping experience!

LFM turns 7 and releases a completely updated customer shopping experience! As we celebrate turning 7, we are excited that LFM customer sites can implement our brand new customer shopping experience.  Here are some of the features: Customer Weekly overview to see all available delivery days and all orders they have placed each week Manage and edit their […]

Announcing LFM’s Newest Release, Version 3.4!

Customers love LFM’s new release, Version 3.4. We recently released the newest version of Local Food Marketplace to all of our customers with some impressive improvements to different parts of the admin interface. This release includes admin order entry, increased flexibility for managing customer order windows and distribution days, and a brand new Report engine. […]

Customer Profile: Central Mass Locavore

If you ask Jacki Hildreth about the genesis of her thriving business, she made the obvious analogy to a common kitchen staple. “It’s like peeling back the layers of an onion”. Jacki’s lifelong love of local food began working in her parent’s backyard garden and enjoying the bounty. In the early days of her relationship […]

Announcing our newest release, Version 3.3!

We recently released our third update of 2015, Version 3.3. We are very excited to add new features to help our customers streamline processes during what is the typically the busiest time of the year. Here is a preview of the nearly three dozen feature updates: Email Dashboard Integration Our customers are now able to access all […]