Mandela MarketPlace

  • CA

Address

1364 7th Street
Oakland
CA
94607
United States

About Us

MISSION

Mandela MarketPlace is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with local residents, family farmers, and community-based businesses to improve health, create wealth, and build assets through cooperative food enterprises in low income communities.

APPROACH

Mandela MarketPlace cultivates community owned food-based enterprises to meet the needs of low-income communities of color. Our approach is resident led, and is based on a systems model that ties together economic opportunity, health, and community assetts. To complement these efforts we engage in nutrition education, increase access to healthy food, and promote youth development.

CULTIVATOR

As a 'cultivator', Mandela MarketPlace provides expertise in:

  • Community Engagement
  • Planning Support
  • Alternative Business Modeling
  • Resource Development
  • Existing Infrastructure Improvement
  • Training
  • Direct Invesment in Human Capital
  • Business Development
  • Technical Assistance
  • Education & Outreach
  • Support Network Building

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