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Green City Growers Takes Part in Vibrant Green Space, Powered by PechaKucha | July 27, 2017

“WHY GREEN SPACE? The diverse environmental, economic & social benefits of Cleveland’s green space support the sustainable development of the city.” Video via TV20 Cleveland | You Tube | August 7, 2017 TALK ABOUT SUSTAINABILITY Evergreen Cooperatives’ Lisa Franklin had a chance to share our story at Vibrant Green Space, Powered by PechaKucha on July 27th! Lisa joined […]

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Cleveland People: Brett Jones President, Evergreen Energy Solutions | Cleveland Scene Magazine

“A new ownership and economic class,” he says. ” That’s the stuff that gets you out of bed in the morning.” By: Vince Grzegorek | Cleveland Scene Magazine | July 19, 2017 Lights, lettuce and laundry. It’s alliterative shorthand for employees of Evergreen Cooperatives that basically describes the employee-owned operation’s three areas of business. There’s Evergreen Energy […]

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Help Team Evergreen Bike To Cure For Cleveland Clinic Cancer Research | VeloSano Ride July 22, 2017

Our Evergreen Cooperatives Members are riding for the cure on July 22nd in the VeloSano Bike to Cure Ride and need your help! What is VeloSano? “Latin for “swift cure,” VeloSano is a major community initiative in Cleveland, Ohio in which participants raise money for cancer research through the sport of cycling. 100% of the dollars raised […]

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The Preston Model: UK takes lessons in recovery from rust-belt Cleveland | The Guardian

As councils struggle with cuts, one city adapted a pioneering grassroots approach from America to tackling inequality and keeping profits local By: Hazel Sheffield | Freelance Journalist | The Guardian | April 11, 2017 Video via John McDonnell MP | You Tube | March 21, 2017 Ted Howard looks out on a group of people […]

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Worker-Owned Green City Growers is On the Path to Profits While Giving Refugees and Ex-Cons Gainful Employment | Cleveland Scene Magazine

Cleveland Scene Magazine By: Douglas Trattner | March 15, 2017 It’s a brisk late-winter morning in Cleveland, but inside the greenhouses of Green City Growers it feels more like Tampa. The temps are hovering around the 80-degree mark and the air is agreeably thick with humidity. But it’s the lushness that really wins a guy over, […]

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