Frequently Asked Questions for Consumers
How do I refresh the map page to see the latest fruits
and veggies available in my neighborhood?
At the top left of the map screen is a “Refresh Map”
button. To see the latest updates to the map, click the button
and the screen will refresh with the latest listings.
Why can’t I zoom in further on the map to see
the actual location of the produce?
Local Carrot wants to show you all the great produce in your
neighborhood, but respects the privacy of the growers by allowing
you to see a relatively close proximity without exposing the
actual location. It is up to the consumer and the grower to
make arrangements and share only the information that they are
Why do I see so many baskets on the search page?
The basket icon is used to show locations where multiple produce
items are grown. The best way to find specific items in your
neighborhood is to click the “List” button at the
top right corner of the map page and, from there, you can search
for specific produce as well as sort by distance, date posted,
or alphabetically by the produce name.
What is the best way to see all the produce closest
If the map view does not show the detailed produce item, like
“Apple” or “Basil” or “Potatoes”
then use the “List” view at the top right corner
of the map page.
How do I contact a grower to make a swap?