By: Alex Berg | HuffPost Rise | July 21, 2016 The farming cooperative hires and trains employees in one of Cleveland’s low-income areas. Employees have the opportunity to become worker/owners in this unique structure that could be a model for other cities. And all of the produce is grown hydroponically, with a low carbon footprint.
A new economy grows in the shadows of the Republican National Convention By: David Brodwin | Contributor | U.S. News & World Report | July 21, 2016 As Republicans gather in Cleveland, it’s easy to miss an important experiment taking place a few minutes away from the convention center. Evergreen Cooperatives – an unusual worker-owned […]
Cleveland Crain’s Business By: Kathy Ames Carr John Kado was at the pediatric clinic last year with his then 5-year-old daughter Destiny Hall when her doctor suggested she consume more leafy greens. As it turns out, local foods provider Fresh Fork Market was out in the waiting room, distributing discounted bags of produce to patients […]