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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.

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


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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Read about Monique's background as a third-generation West Oaklander and her vision for leading Mandela Partners.

Watch E14th Eatery + Kitchen on “Check Please! Bay Area's” newest segment “Cecelia Tries It!”

February 2,  5:30PM-7PM


FREE Virtual Workshop

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Pounds of sustainably grown local produce distributed


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


Generated in local economic returns


Individuals graduated from the Mandela Entrepreneurs Program (and counting!)


In additional revenue created benefiting local BIPOC growers


Local businesses developed, 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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