Kalchē Wine Co formerly Co-Cellars — Fletcher, VT

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Location: Fletcher, VT Industry: tasting room & winery Number of employees: 3 Became a Phoenix Conversion: 2021 From the Company: https://www.kalchewine.co/  Learn More:  https://punchdrink.com/articles/end-gendering-feminine-masculine-wine-language/ Employee Owned Small Businesses in Food and Beverage Employee Owned Small Businesses in Vermont

The Local Butcher Shop — Berkeley, CA

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Location: Berkeley, CA                                                                               Industry: Food and Beverage Number of employees: 15 Became employee-owned: 2021 Assistance: Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center From the business: https://thelocalbutchershop.com/ Employee Owned Small Businesses in Food and Beverage Employee Owned Small Businesses in California Employee Owned Small Businesses Assisted by Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center

Proof Bakery — Los Angeles, CA

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Location: Los Angeles, CA                                                           Industry: Bakery Number of employees: 22  Became employee-owned: 2021 Assistance: Project Equity From the Company: http://proofbakery.com/  Learn More:  https://www.theeastsiderla.com/neighborhoods/atwater_village/employees-buy-out-and-run-proof-bakery-in-atwater-village/article_d92eef14-16ae-11ec-b82e-2ba4d3a9a8f3.html  Employee Owned Small Businesses in Food and Beverage Employee Owned Small Businesses in California Employee Owned Small Businesses Assisted by Project Equity

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) […]

Amy’s Place – Buffalo, NY

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Location: Buffalo, New York Industry: Food and Beverage Number of employees: Became employee owned: In Process From the company https://www.amysplacebuffalo.com/ Learn more Buffalo News – Amy’s Place to return with new ownership structure, beer and wine (2020) Buffalo Business First – Two reopenings bring back comfort food and Latin-inspired sandwiches (2020)   Employee Owned Small […]

Slow Bloom Coffee Cooperative – Redlands, CA

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Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Redlands, California Number of employees: 20 Became employee owned: 2020 From the company https://slowbloomcoffee.com/ https://www.instagram.com/slowbloomcoffee/ Kickstarter – Slow Bloom Coffee Cooperative: Building a Coffee Roastery (2020) Learn more Daily Coffee News – National Labor Relations Board Files Complaint Against Augie’s Coffee (December 2020) Redlands Community News – Augie’s Coffee shops […]

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 […]

Joe Squared – Baltimore, MD

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Industry: Food and Beverage Location: Baltimore,  Maryland Number of employees: Became employee owned: in process From the company https://www.joesquared.com/ Joe Squared – Joe Squared To Reopen As Worker-owned Cooperative In December (2020) Learn more Baltimore Sun – Can beloved Baltimore pizza place Joe Squared be a model for the flagging restaurant industry? (2020) Baltimore Sun […]

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 […]