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A food business incubator and community kitchen in unincorporated Ashland supporting local food entrepreneurs.


As part of a growing effort to support local entrepreneurship and build wealth in unincorporated Alameda County, Mandela Partners, the Alameda County Economic & Civic Development Department, and Resources for Community Development came together to create a vibrant business incubator for local entrepreneurs looking to sell their food and gain experience in running a retail business with low overhead costs.

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A space for folks to GATHER around delicious food, while supporting LOCAL, BLACK, BROWN, LATINE, and ASIAN-OWNED FOOD BUSINESSES
A space with LOW-COST RENT for food businesses to MARKET TEST their menus & COLLABORATE with other entrepreneurs on events & special promotions
A space for ASPIRING food entrepreneurs to receive ongoing BUSINESS COACHING  & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE from the experienced staff of MANDELA PARTNERS
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