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Share the Spirit: Oakland eatery gives second chances

East Bay Times

Core Kitchen, managed by Mandela Partners, serves up fresh vegan meals and makes sure employees thrive too


Ashland Market & Cafe: Nonprofit Mandela Partners plots East Bay food hall

San Francisco Chronicle 

Rendering of Ashland Market & Cafe, Mandela Partners' new food hall and culinary incubator space set to open in Ashland (Alameda County) in March.

mandela news 


June 2020

Launching our CSA Box Program, Takeout Meals, and New Team Members

Mandela's CSA Program   |   Oak Harvest Kitchen Family Meal Service  

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June 2020

To not acknowledge the importance of race and racism in our work, is to not understand it

Black Lives Matter (BLM)    |   Anti-Racism & Healing    |   Supporting Black-Owned Businesses

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March 2020

One Year Later: Celebrating the Life of Dana Harvey

Dana Harvey   |   The Equitable Food Oriented Development (EFOD) Framework


February 2020

A Fresh Start in 2020: Wellness Tips, News Programs, and More

The Re-Generate Opportunity Program  |   Community Produce Stands  |   Parent Assistants  | Wellness Corner: Foods to Prevent the Flu  |  Executive Director Search


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December 2019

Healthy Retail Convening |   Community Wellness   |   A Taste of Ashland   |   Ashland Market & Cafe


September 2019

New Community Produce Stands, and More

Community Produce Stands    |   Entrepreneurship Workshops   |   Agua Chile  

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July 2019

Summer Produce Parties and the Healthy Grocery Initiative

The Healthy Grocery Initiative   |   Community Video Project   |   Recap: Summer Produce Parties   |   North Oakland Senior Center 

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June 2019

Launching New Framework for Equitable Food Oriented Development 

Equitable Food Oriented Development Framework   |   Summer Produce Parties   |   Nutrition Corner: The Perfect Main Meal

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April 2019

Launch of the Ashland Market & Cafe

Ashland Market & Cafe Launch   |   Oakland Public Library Produce Stand   |   Food Farmacies   |   Nutrition Corner: Meal Planning Tips 


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