Local Line to Local Produce

Episode 48 January 11, 2022 00:27:16
Local Line to Local Produce
The Back 40
Local Line to Local Produce
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Show Notes

This week on The Back 40 we spoke with Cole Jones, CEO of Local Line.  Local Line is an online marketplace for the food industry that helps farmers list, sell and manage their products.  They build e-commerce, CRM and inventory management solutions that helps farmers, wholesalers and other food system stakeholders manage and grow their business. Listen here as Cole discusses how their platform supports and connects over 12,500 farms with the right customers.

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