WEBINAR 9pm AEST 23 June [Update: Recording now available]!

Open Food Network friends from across the world attended a webinar to hear about the nuts and bolts of V.1 OFN. Check it out here!

9:00pm to 9:05: Introduction to Open Food Network

9:05 to 9:40: Intro to High-Level Feature Sets of OFN

The Basics

  • User and Enterprise Types (Producers; Producers with Shop; Hubs and networks of Hubs)
  • Setup (Profiles; Properties; Products & Product Variants; Customising for your business model; Shipping and payment methods; Fees and taxes; Order Cycles – controlling access and timing)
  • Shopfront (The customer experience)
  • Fulfilment (Orders: edit, capture payments, ship etc; Reports: packing sheets; invoices etc)


  • Relationships – Enterprise-to-Enterprise (E2E) Links (who’s working with who; how do I set up and manage relationships; what are the implications)
  • Sharing Order Cycles (who can do what – adding, removing, editing order cycles)
  • Products and Product Variants (Stock management / shared products)
  • Order Management (Bulk order calculations and adjustments; Variable weights e.g. repricing for exact meat cuts)
  • Customer Management (Customer Interface, tagging etc)


  • Groups- enterprises working together.
  • Regional / International – new instances of Open Food Network

9:40 to 9:45: How to Get More Involved

9:45 to 10:00: Q&A