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Veggie Wagon

EasyChair Preprint no. 12588

5 pagesDate: March 18, 2024


The Veggie Wagon Project is a platform that connects local farmers with consumers in their community, with a focus on promoting sustainable and ethical farming practices. By working with small-scale, local farmers who prioritize environmental considerations, we aim to build a more sustainable food system while supporting the livelihoods of local farmers. The traditional method of distribution involves various intermediaries which leads to an increase in the cost of the product and it reaches the final consumer who must buy at a high cost despite farmers selling with less profit and no one having the final justice. However, a growing trend has seen farmers go directly to consumers, thus eliminating the middlemen. Through our platform, consumers can easily browse and purchase locally grown, fresh produce directly from the farmers who grow it. By doing so, they can make more informed food choices, while also supporting their local community and reducing their carbon footprint. The benefits of this approach are manifold, including better prices for farmers, fresher produce for consumers, and reduced environmental impact due to the elimination of long transportation routes. In addition to facilitating direct sales between farmers and consumers, our platform also provides a space for farmers to showcase their products and share their stories. By building a closer relationship between farmers and consumers, we hope to create a community centered around food that is healthy, delicious, and locally sourced.

Keyphrases: Healthy, Local Farmers, Middlemen

BibTeX entry
BibTeX does not have the right entry for preprints. This is a hack for producing the correct reference:
  author = {Nagireddy Asrith Vardhan and Dave Krupali},
  title = {Veggie Wagon},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 12588},

  year = {EasyChair, 2024}}
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