Become a seller on Foodie
Interested in becoming a seller?
Are you interested in turning your passion into a paycheck? Maybe you are looking to share food with your community. Foodie provides a platform for you to connect with people in your community while earning additional income for your family. Foodie can be the perfect platform to find people near you, so you can “share the love”. Sign up now to post the fruits of your labor on Foodie!
Whether you are growing food in your backyard, baking baked-goods or cooking homemade meals, Foodie allows anyone to list any food on the marketplace. Becoming a seller on Foodie is as easy as signing up for an account. Whether you are interested in buying or selling food listings, a user account on Foodie allows you to do both. Don't limit yourself to one or the other and participate in the food sharing community to help reduce the footprint of food sourcing, increase food efficiency, increase healthy food options and give back to the community through the Foodie Pledge.
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Note: Laws, regulations and ordinances vary in each jurisdiction. We advise you to consult with an attorney regarding the laws, regulations and ordinances of your local jurisdiction to determine what requirements are needed in order to sell food items from your home.
How selling on Foodie works?
Once you’ve signed up for a Foodie account, you will be able to start selling soon. Before you can sell anything on Foodie, you will need to provide payment information so that we can pay you when the transaction is complete. This information can be inputted under the Payment settings or it will automatically prompt you to input this information before posting your first listing.
How much does Foodie charge sellers?
Foodie charges sellers a 10% fee, with a minimum fee of $0.50 for selling on Foodie. This fee helps us run Foodie, cover credit card transaction fees and commit to our Foodie Pledge of donating 2.5% of revenues to local hunger programs to help reduce hunger in your community.
It is important to note that no fees will be charged unless a transaction is processed on the Foodie platform. Additionally, your bank account will never be charged for selling on Foodie. Simply, the Foodie fee will be deducted from the total listing price before depositing the remaining amount to your bank account.
In our efforts to be transparent, every listing breaks down how the listing price will be split between you and Foodie. The amount that you would earn will be clearly listed in bold letters for you to see what you will make off of the listing. It can take up to 7 days from the completion of the transaction for the money you earn to reach your bank account. We hope that you receive your money earned much sooner but due to weekends, bank holidays and other unforeseen issues; it is possible that it can take up to a week.
What can I legally sell on Foodie?
The laws, regulations and ordinances in each jurisdiction vary on what you are able to sell from home, the maximum amount that you are able to sell and what licenses are required for you to sell food from your home. Since Foodie is only the intermediary that provides the platform for buyers and sellers to connect, it is up to you to know the laws, regulations and ordinances in your respective jurisdiction and to ensure that you are following the requirements. The following third-party website provides a summary of the laws and requirements of each state https://forrager.com/laws/.
Foodie does provide the ability to store your respective license information under the user profile. This information can be inputted in the Profile settings. Once this information is inputted, users will be able to see that you are properly licensed and increase the likelihood that they will buy from you.