basel.farm

Connecting local food

An open food data project

Created during the Open Food Hackdays in Basel

Demonstrating the effectiveness of open data

Master data of all available farmers and products is source from Land2Door. This database provides an open and unified database of farmers (with their basic identification, location, description, contact) and categorized products.

Openness is key

basel.farm emerged from the Open Food Data Hackathon 2018 in Basel. As such, everything about it is open. The source code and our data is avaliable in various API's.

Project details

Solve the backoffice problem for farmers, while making it easier for them to work with restaurants and caterers and "people from the city".

Scope

  • An open database of farmers with the products available to local customers (restaurants, shops, etc...).
  • A central pre-order tool for the farmers and their customers with public ledger of transactions (i.e. how much of what and when was sold/bought in the region.
  • Master data of all available farmers and products is source from Land2Door. This database provides an open and unified database of farmers (with their basic identification, location, description, contact) and categorized products.

Stock and booking database

  • A simple stock management for the available products for every farmer (availability - date and amount)
  • Basic orders information (buyer, seller, product, amount)

Open booking system

  • Automatic stock synchronization with a history
  • Open data feed with real-time transactions

Use-Cases

  • Account creation (farm, customer)
  • Stock management (add products, remove products, adjust existing items)
  • Search Open Data API in the stock (read)
  • Book Open Data API (read and write)

Get in touch

Questions, comments, concerns? Do not hesitate to contact us.