a community food hall
& gathering space
16395 East 14th Street
ASHLAND (San Leandro), CA 94578
FRESH FOOD FOR FAMILIES
CASTRO VALLEY FORUM
APRIL 7, 2020
"Launched last April, the Fresh Food for Families initia-tive has deliverd 150,000 healthy meals as part of Alameda County’s Emergency Food program while providing a life-line for local food businesses at the same time..."
To battle food inequity, a nonprofit helps neighbors eat healthy
American Heart Association News | Karina Ioffee
January 4, 2021
""It feels really amazing to be a blessing to people," she said, "and be blessed to do something you love.""
“¡Ya lo tenemos, ya es de nosotros!”: hispanos aprovechan recursos disponibles para abrir sus negocios
SEPTEMBER 23, 2020
"En plena pandemia, una empresaria cuenta cómo los recursos de una organización sin fines de lucro le han permitido cumplir su sueño de abrir su negocio."
Eating San Leandro: The East Bay city steps into the food spotlight
Berkleyside Nosh | Benjamin Seto
August 26, 2019
"For years, San Leandro has had a reputation as an industrial backwater in the East Bay, sandwiched between its bigger sister Oakland to the north..."
New Community Market Provides Fresh Food and Entrepreneurship Opportunities
CalWellness | Nina Berman
April. 19, 2019
"The Ashland Market & Cafe is not just a food hall in the neighborhood..."
A New Food Court Offers a Leg Up for Local Eateries
Yes! Magazine | Deonna Anderson
"A Bay Area market and cafe aims to build wealth for local food entrepreneurs and local community...."
food business incubator spot to open in ashland
East Bay Times | Peter Hegarty Mar. 13, 2019
"The Ashland Market & Cafe, a corner spot within an affordable apartment complex, will bring healthier meals to the low-income neighborhood while serving as an “incubator” for four up-and-coming food businesses at the same time..."
Ashland Market & Cafe: Nonprofit Mandela Partners plots East Bay food hall
SF Chronicle | Sarah Fritsche Feb. 20, 2019
"Mandela Partners, the nonprofit organization that helped incubate Mandela Foods in 2009, is set to open a new food hall and café in March..."
Ashland Market & Cafe
Tri City Voice | Nina Berman Mar. 19, 2019
"Mandela Partners’ 2,100 square foot food hall space in Ashland is set to open to the community with a Grand Opening celebration on Saturday, March 23..."