In order to better serve our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, our small team has found innovative ways to ensure our community has continued access to nutritious, local foods and that area producers are well supported. Since April, we have been piloting a very limited online ordering system through our current infrastructure, but the processes exposed a number of inefficiencies that we believe this new online marketplace will improve. Thanks to financial support from the Oregon Coast Visitors Association, Food Roots has purchased software to launch its new online marketplace for FarmTable.
Starting Tuesday, July 14th you’ll now be able to shop online by following these easy steps:
The transition of the FarmTable store from phone orders to its online marketplace will begin on Tuesday, July 14th at 5pm, at which time the ecommerce store will open to shoppers. Customers have until Saturday, July 18th at midnight to place their orders. Pickup of those orders is 12-5:30 Tuesday July 21st!
Shoppers will need to place their orders by Saturday at midnight for pickup at the FarmTable Storefront (113 Main St., Tillamook) the following Tuesday. Those using SNAP/FDNP are encouraged to reserve their orders online then pay in-person at pickup or via phone call. Food Roots staff will still try to accommodate phone orders on a more limited basis for customers without internet access.
This new online store is a quick and easy way to shop for everything we carry at FarmTable. Producers will be able to add new products as soon as they come into season. We’re excited to bring our customers closer to the farmers who grow our food, all while maintaining the physical distance we need to keep our community safe.