Description

A participant-owned cooperative enterprise that produces, aggregates and sells fresh and sustainably sourced vegetables and fruits to institutional markets in Central Ohio.

Proposed Location

High St.
Columbus, OH 43210

Visibility

Public - accessible to all site users

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Value Proposition

A social enterprise that will support small scale producers in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods while providing fresh, wholesome and locally sourced food to Central Ohio customers.

Workload

Recruiting participants, forming the cooperative business structure. Production, harvesting, preparation, packing.

Mapping

1. Identify leadership within the participant network 2. Leadership chooses organizational and legal structure 3. Formation of organization 4. Take over marketing, accounting and other management functions

Required Resources

A grant from the WK Kellogg Foundation.

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Parsons Area Merchants Association

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Bob Leighty

Support Type: 

Resource Provider

Support Items: 

  • Human CapitalProduction
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Kurtz Bros.

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Jeff Stemier

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Marketing

Inputs: 

  • Physical CapitalAgricultural Physical CapitalUrban agriculture infrastructure

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Buckeye ISA

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With support from a WKKF grant, Ohio State University is supporting the formation of a network of small scale producers who produce, aggregate and sell food items to the University.

Resilient Health Network, Inc.

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We promote, enrich, and sustain resilient human, community, and environmental health by developing synergistic/cooperative linkages among programs, projects and agriculturally-based production syst

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