Karla Falk will give an overview of the Open Food Network. OFN is a non-profit, building open source tools (licensed AGPLv3) to help farmers sell the food they grow more easily.
OFN is being used by a number of local producers, so you might have already seen their portal!
The project is always looking for help, so Karla will also talk about how individual developers can start contributing.
Paul Nijjar will discuss https://waterlooregionvotes.org , an information portal for the Waterloo Region municipal election. Why does it exist? What problems does it solve? What technologies drive it? What were some of the challenges and successes in the project?