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 

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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

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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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September 22--October 27

Tuesday and Thursday evenings

Our Food Business Pathways workshop series is for early-stage or aspiring food entrepreneurs.


Apply Now

August, 29 - September 22

Mon-Thurs from 1:00 - 4:00 PM

Contact Natasha Nazer: natasha@mandelapartners.org to enroll⁠

September 1 – October 6

Thursdays, 3:30 – 5:00 PM

16358 E. 14th Street, San Leandro, CA⁠

FREE wellness workshop series hosted by Nourished Neighbors. Sign up

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2.16M

Pounds of sustainably grown local produce distributed

$601K

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

$9.6M

Generated in local economic returns

116

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

$1.09M

In additional revenue created benefiting local BIPOC growers

12

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.