Make sure you have enough volunteers to back up the daily pick-ups! It is important that the store considers your group as reliable, and that you keep on delivering on what you promised instead of making them wait for people who do not show up.
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On a more practical level, how can you organize yourselves when you get bigger?Most foodsaving groups function through facebook. But we don't want to exclude people who aren't on there, and the features offered by that platform are not enough to organize anything else than peer-to-peer foodsharing, let alone store pick-ups! So groups come up with their very own versions of digital foosaving infratsructure. Here are the different systems we have seen working so far: