Transforming lives and neighborhoods.

The Evergreen Cooperatives of Cleveland have become a global innovation model for creating more sustainable regional economies. Local residents earn an ownership stake as they create thriving businesses, while playing a transformational role in building vibrant neighborhoods.


We proudly partner with University Circle anchor institutions, helping create green jobs and driving economic stability in nearby low-wealth communities.Read More about Our Partners.

Meet Our Cooperatives

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Evergreen Energy Solutions

Since 2009, we have been the regional leader in state-of-the-art, next-generation LED lighting systems, solar power and other energy-efficient solutions for Cleveland-area businesses, institutions and residential properties. Evergreen clients save money with the latest green energy solutions – either for retrofitted or new applications – even as they do their part for the planet by reducing their carbon footprint. MOREmore-arrow
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Green City Growers

Fresh produce doesn't get any better than this. We supply high-quality, sustainably grown fresh, tasty lettuce, gourmet greens and herbs to leading grocers, restaurants and food service establishments throughout northeast Ohio. Our large state-of-the art greenhouse allows us to grow year-round and deliver our produce to customers within 48 hours of harvest. We provide local customers healthier choices for fresh, wholesome food. MOREmore-arrow
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Evergreen Cooperative Laundry

At Evergreen Cooperative Laundry, we understand that your healthcare, hospitality, and hotel linens deserve more than a few quick cycles through a machine. We adhere to the highest standards for sanitary and energy-efficient laundry operation, ensuring that your linens are fresh and sparkling clean. And we do it with a staff of employee-owners who are uniquely incentivized to deliver high-quality service. MOREmore-arrow
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