City Fresh Foods – Boston, MA

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Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Boston, Massachusetts Number of employees: 150 Became employee owned: 2020 Assistance: Upside Down Consulting  From the company https://cityfresh.com/ Learn more Boston Globe – Fast-growing City Fresh Foods sells a minority stake to its employees (2021) Bay State Banner – City Fresh Foods looks to give employees an ownership stake (2020) […]

Cooperative Development Services

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https://cdsus.coop/ Cooperative Development Services is a 35 year old nonprofit with substantial experience in startup and growth of consumer and producer owned cooperatives. Since 2018, we have nurtured an eco-system of co-op finance, education and technical assistance partners to support conversion of small businesses to employee ownership via worker-owned cooperatives. We particularly seek to work […]

Pixel Commerce – Leesburg, VA

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Industry: Tech Location: Leesburg, Virginia Number of employees: 3 Became employee owned: 2020 Assistance: Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) From the company https://pixel-commerce.com/about-us/   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Tech Employee Owned Small Businesses in Virginia Employee Owned Small Businesses Assisted by Cooperative Development Institute

Regenerative Design Group – Greenfield, MA

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Industry: Landscape Design / Planning Location: Greenfield, Massachusetts Number of employees: 7 Became employee owned: 2020 Assistance: Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) From the company https://www.regenerativedesigngroup.com/ https://www.regenerativedesigngroup.com/worker-owned/   Employee Owned Small Businesses in Massachusetts Employee Owned Small Businesses Assisted by Cooperative Development Institute

Taharka Brothers- Baltimore, MD

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Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Baltimore,  Maryland Number of employees: 6 Became employee owned: 2020 From the company http://www.taharkabrothers.com/ Taharka Brothers – Change of Ownership Ceremony (video) (2020) Learn more The Working World – Taharka Brothers BRED – Taharka Brothers Next City – Baltimore is Democratizing the Economy, One Pint at a Time (2020) Baltimore […]

Denver Yoga Co-op – Denver, CO

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Industry: Health Location: Denver, Colorado Number of employees: 5 Became employee owned: 2020 Assistance: Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center Learn more https://denveryogacoop.com/   Employee Owned Small Businesses in the Health sector Employee Owned Small Businesses in Colorado Employee Owned Small Businesses Assisted by the Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center

More Trees Arborist Collective – Troy, NY

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Location: Troy, New York Industry: Landscaping Number of employees: 5 Became employee owned: 2020 Financing: Cooperative Fund of New England (CFNE) From the company More Trees  – About our Cooperative Learn more Media Sanctuary – More Trees in the Capital Region (audio) (2021) Albany Law School – Clinic Helps Deep-Rooted Arborist Business Grow into Co-Op (2020) […]

Flyin’ Miata – Palisade, CO

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Location: Palisade, Colorado Industry: Automotive Number of employees: 14 Became employee owned: 2020 Assistance: Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center From the company https://www.flyinmiata.com/ Flyin’ Miata – Employee ownership at Flyin’ Miata Flyin’ Miata is now an employee owned co-op! (video) (2020) Learn more RMEOC – How Employee Ownership Helped Flyin’ Miata Preserve Its Culture and Legacy […]

Phoenix Coffee – Cleveland, OH

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Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Cleveland, Ohio Number of employees: 37 Became employee owned: 2020 Assistance from: Fund for Employee Ownership From the company https://phoenixcoffee.com/ Learn more Cleveland Scene – How Employee Ownership Helped Phoenix Coffee Survive Covid-19 (2020) Impact Alpha – Evergreen fund helps Ohio coffee chain transition to worker ownership (2020) Cleveland Scene – With […]

ChiFresh Kitchen – Chicago, IL

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Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Chicago, Illinois Number of employees: 6 Became employee owned: 2020 Assistance: Upside Down Consulting From the company https://www.chifreshkitchen.com/ GoFundMe –  ChiFresh Kitchen Co-op — feeding our community Upside Down Consulting – ChiFresh Kitchen Overview Learn more Block Club – Co-Op Owned By Formerly Incarcerated Black Women Wins Grant To Bring More Healthy […]