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Engage. Invest. Transform.

Building local wealth by sourcing from sustainable farmers, creating affordable food access points, incubating community businesses, and increasing capital for BIPOC entrepreneurs.

Order fresh produce for pick-up in your neighborhood sourced from our network of BIPOC farmers 

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Eat local at our community kitchen and food business incubator in unincorporated Alameda County, Ashland

Learn how we're creating pathways to good food jobs


From nutrition and wellness to recipes and cooking demos, our wellness program will help you improve your health.

Food entrepreneurs should check out our Food Business Pathways Program to obtain tools, resources and coaching for growing their business.

Shop for healthy foods in your community at our partnering stores.


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Aug 29, 2023

Our food hub and team were featured on CBS Bay Area News to share our story and the positive impact we've had in West Oakland.

We are honored to receive charitable donations from Tanya Holland in partnership with Equator Coffees.


Order a bag today to donate to our work.

Oct 2, 2023 – Oct 6, 2023

As we head into the fall season, make the summer last a little longer with a box of deliciously sweet Keitt mangoes, grown here in California from Wong Farms! 

Click here to learn more.

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Pounds of sustainably grown local produce distributed


In loan funds distributed to food retailers, local farmers, and distributors


Generated in local economic returns


Jobs were secured in the food sector for individuals with barriers to employment 


In additional revenue created benefiting local sustainable farmers


Community food businesses were launched and expanded 

Mandela Partners is a hub for food, community, and local business.

Mandela Partners was established in West Oakland, California to fill a gap that was created through deeply rooted inequities.

Learn how we're supporting healthier environments through neighborhood-led initiatives by experiencing the stories of residents in this video.

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