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Adelaide startup Ripe Near Me connects backyard growers with consumers looking to cut down food miles

- October 7, 2015 3 MIN READ

Adelaide couple Alistair and Helena Martin have created a platform connecting gardeners with each other, and with consumers interested in getting the freshest produce in their own neighbourhoods. The idea for Ripe Near Me, founded in 2012, came when they were returning from the supermarket after having bought some citrus and saw orange and mandarin trees in backyards on the way home.