The Local Roots Community Processing Kitchen is a shared use facility for food entrepreneurs and food producers to process and store product to add value, increase the market, and deliver local food year round.

Mission Statement: To develop and support the local food economy with minimally priced, shared, licensed, and inspected commercial kitchen facilities and equipment as a financially sustainable component of the Local Roots Cooperative.


  •  Provide the means of value-added processing for small agricultural producers
  • Provide the means for food entrepreneurs to prepare ready-to-eat meals and food products
  • Minimize facilities costs with savings passed on to kitchen tenants
  •  Manage scheduling and financial information related to the kitchen
  •  Facilitate an equitable payment structure for community kitchen tenants

Proposed Location

140 south walnut st, wooster OH


Public - accessible to all site users

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Richland Gro-Op

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Resilient Health Network, Inc.


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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