HomeFarmers is marketplace with social networking features, where users can buy homegrown fruits and vegetables, each members can keep a blog, users can subscribe to receive update notifications about news from other members and share their experience with the community, post listings and set their pricing, communicate with other community members, post ratings and write reviews to reflect the quality of the other parties they dealt with on the platform, and much more!
There is no payment gateway integration, so the decision of money / goods exchange will be up to vendors and buyers. Initially the service is provided for free to vendors as well as buyers. However, in the future paid subscription plans will be introduced for monetization.
This community marketplace is based on the Sharetribe open source platform, which we customised to fit the customer needs. Those customizations mainly related to the social networking features, blog introduction, advanced ratings system.