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Farmplicity, LLC.

Farmplicity is an online marketplace where local farmers and other producers can sell their products directly to restaurants.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2013
  • Employees 4
  • Website farmplicity.com

Company Summary

Without Farmplicity, chefs who would like to source locally have to spend a costly amount of time finding, coordinating with, and buying from local producers. Local producers, meanwhile, have to spend a costly amount of time finding, coordinating with, and selling to local buyers. Farmplicity offers chefs an efficient and convenient process for sourcing locally while offering farmers an effective and low-cost method for marketing their products.

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    Drew Koch
    Co-Founder and CEO

    Drew holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, Olin Business School. While at Wash U, Drew triple-majored in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and International Business. Before starting Farmplicity, Drew worked on the Internet Marketing team at Shutterfly, the Customer Marketing team at Carphone Warehouse, and Avnet Technology Solutions.

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    Lauren Ortwein
    Co-Founder and Director of Sales

    Lauren holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, Olin Business School. While at Wash U, Lauren double-majored in Marketing and OSCM. Before starting Farmplicity, Communication Design as well. Before starting Farmplicity, Lauren worked at Lionsgate, Coolfire Originals, and Second Street.

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    Jolijt Tamanaha
    Co-Founder

    Jolijt will be a junior studying Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis next Fall. Jolijt has a passion for food and writes a popular food blog.

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    Andrew Lin
    Co-Founder

    Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, Olin Business School. While at Wash U, Andrew triple-majored in Economics and Strategy, Entrepreneurship, and Organization and Human Resources. Andrew is also a graduate of Dev Bootcamp.