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“People get to know who, what and where their food comes from,” founder Sam Lillie explained.
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“It just seemed like there’s so much food going to waste on the ground or in people’s compost because they can’t consume everything they grow. I just walked up to their door and asked if I could sell their apples,” Lillie said. Within three months, he had hand-delivered 300 pounds of produce.
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“It’s really just a community-based company. It’s all about super local, you can say hyperlocal produce, and creating a transparent agricultural system.” - Sam Lillie
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“Our average time from harvest to the door when it’s delivered is under three hours,” said Lillie, 26, who founded Vinder, an online community marketplace for fresh, homegrown produce.
King5: Purchase fresh produce from local gardens via Vinder
“It’s called Vinder. It rhymes with Tinder and hooks you up with your local gardener to get veggies you won’t find at the supermarket.”
Q Fox 13: Locally grown fresh fruits and veggies now just a click away
"You taste some of this and compared to what you get in the store and it's an amazing difference. A huge, huge difference," says Mark Dejarnatt
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“It opens people up to a lot of different varieties and that’s super cool!” - Mike Podlesny
Vinder is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and buy local produce. We connect home growers who have an abundant garden with community members looking for local produce. We're here to create a transparent agricultural system that informs consumers about who's growing their food, how it's being grown, and where. Vinder makes it easy to buy ultra local food, boost your community's economy, and promote sustainable agriculture.
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