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CONTACT US

(612) 867 0854

 libby@frankandernie.com

Libby Wyrum, Owner

opening to customers soon

An Online Marketplace for Local Food Sales

A New Normal Market for Food: Frank & Ernest Marketplace

OPENING TO CUSTOMERS SOON

COVID-19  is changing the way groceries happen, and local foodpreneurs are responding. With our new online market, F&E has joined forces with RED Market to offer Twin Cities residents a way to buy local foods and products, and receive delivery direct from the growers and makers themselves.

F&E

 

This multi-vendor platform is ideal for farmers of produce and proteins, packaged and cottage food makers for people and pets, ready-to-eat foods in quantity; including meal-kits and baked goods, and more. 

This market is perfect for those locally owned and operating businesses:

  • providing on-demand home delivery of pet or people foods and products.

  • serving up subscriptions (example: baked goods, juice, seafood, proteins, cheeses, non-alcoholic beverages, and/or other perishables).

  • offering online purchasing with pick up or delivery. 

  • producing health and body care products.

  • growing for CSA customers, with produce or proteins.

  • baking or batching up special orders.  

  • selling meal kits with locally sourced ingredients.

  • providing ready-to-eat meals, meal or beverage kits, ingredients and/or dishes for home or office delivery.

  • offering grocery delivery of produce, products and/or proteins.

PROMOTION Each of the partners (RED Market and F&E) will take an active role in promoting this online marketplace to their audiences, with dedicated marketing dollars. F&E encourages vendors to promote their participation often and much. 

>> ALL SELLERS MUST BECOME F&E MEMBERS PRIOR TO LISTING >>

>> REGISTER YOUR SELLER ACCOUNT HERE >>

F&E provides:

  • a robust online marketplace and administration for the marketplace

  • a tried, true, and safe sales platform with sales reports from Shopify.com.

  • a dedicated Twin Cities customer base in the tens of thousands 

  • professional promotions and public relations

Sellers provide their own: 

  • brand and product imagery

  • clear and concise descriptions with accurate accounting for package size

  • pricing, labels and packaging

  • delivery, pick up or shipping in the Twin Cities Metro Area

  • shipping materials and boxes

  • timely responses to customer product queries and customization requests

MORE

  • all F&E and RED Market commissions and fees will be waived for the month of April.

  • Shopify.com takes a fee of 3% to cover online processing of credit cards. 

QUESTIONS & MORE INFO

If you have questions about this online marketplace, please email libby@frankandernie.com.