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The power of “average folks” investing in our enterprise

The power of “average folks” investing in our enterprise It has been just a little over a month since we launched our community investment campaign (known as a Direct Public Offering). And it has been going pretty well so far. We’re raising about $10,000 a week from selling our
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Article in Fast Company

We’re thrilled to be featured in Fast Company, a leading progressive business magazine that is “written for, by, and about the most progressive business leaders”. It’s a  great article about our community investment campaign and unique store concept . The artic
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Coverage in SF Gate and East Bay Express

The launch of our community investment campaign and our Front Porch Kick Off event, held on October 25th, was covered in a post in the Inside Scoop section of SF Gate by food writer Tara Duggan.     East Bay Express food writer Luke Tsai posted a great piece about us on Tues
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More Than a Transaction…. A Relationship

Our community investment campaign entails a simple transaction … If you want to support our mission and the impact we’re working toward making in West Oakland you complete a subscription agreement to buy shares in our company. But we want this community investment campaign
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Our Service Mission

Our draft service mission as of Winter 2011:  We Nourish and Serve Our Community With Pride, Purpose and Integrity Offering Quality, Healthy and Flavorful Foods Providing Caring and Knowledgeable Service Creating Unique and Enjoyable Experiences That Enrich and Improve People’s Lives
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Our Social Mission

Our draft social mission as of Summer 2012:  To build community in West Oakland, to enhance the health and quality of life of local families and to empower our customers with knowledge about food and health. To nurture a thriving local economy, to create opportunity for local families
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