Post your self-grown food


ultra-local food

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your excess,

Post your self-grown food
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Winter Melons
Herbs & Spices
Leafy Greens

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How it works

  • Our inspiration

    Ever had a peach, apple or lemon tree go bananas with a bumper crop and not know what to do with it? Or maybe you’ve seen your neighbours’ trees overloaded, left to the birds, falling to the floor and going to waste? We have too, and that’s why we started RipeNearMe: a web app that connects people through the food we each grow ourselves.
  • Adding your produce

    We allow anyone to post food that they grow themselves, or post produce growing in public space. It’s free to add as many different food as you grow, and you decide whether to swap, sell or giveaway your spoils.
  • Foraging online

    Everyone’s produce gets pinned on our searchable, global map for some seriously addictive online foraging! It’s all about community and ultra-local food, mapped across the globe. You can find what’s growing in your neighbourhood to get in touch with folks nearby, or see what’s growing on half way around the world.
  • Growing and Ripe

    Every produce listing has one of two statuses:growing or ripe. These satatutes allow a forager to know when produce is available (ripe) or not (growing). You’ll notice the red and green symbols for these throughout the site.
  • Subscriptions

    Whether ripe or growing, you can subscribe to any produce listing with one click. This will save the item to your Subscriptions page, and you’ll receive email notifications when the grower marks the produce as ripe or posts a comment or update.
  • Fresh food everywhere

    100 years ago, almost everyone grew some food. Fresh fruit and vegetables were ubiquitous and travelled just a few yards from plant to plate. We want to see fresh food everywhere again, and to encourage that there is no veggie patch or fruit tree too small to be Ripe Near Me. You might only have a few herbs on your balcony, or a mango tree in your front yard. It might not seem like much, but it’s worth sharing. Be proud! Be bold! Pin your crops to our map.
  • Our purpose

    We imagine an edible urban landscape, overflowing with food for all. What keeps us up at night is a feeling that we have an opportunity to really shake up the food system, and put food back in the hands of people. If we encourage and incentivize people to grow food we can have an entirely different (edible) urban landscape. One where you get to pick fruit and veg off the plant - not a shelf! And where your fresh food comes from a micro-farm, window garden, or fruit tree in your neighbour’s backyards.

Ripe Near Me Help

We need your help

We are brand new, and since we only list produce grown by people like you, there may not be much available in your area yet. We need your help to:

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