Org: Capital Kitchens
Framework Components: Shared Real Estate, Preparers
Issue Lens: Collaboration, Community, Economic Development
Funded By: Self
Initiative Description: Capital Kitchens is a launchpad for your food or beverage concept. We have created a nurturing atmosphere for startups mixed with experienced food vendors.
Initiative Stage: Operational
Org: City of Austin Office of Sustainability (City Sustainability)
Framework Components: Producers, Shared Real Estate
Issue Lens: Producers, Community, Economic Development, Farmland Preservation, Local, Supply
Initiative Description: Repurpose city-owned land in Onion Creek flood plain to allow leasing of 1/8 acre micro-farms to beginning farmers.
Initiative Stage: Concept
Org: Texas Center for Local Food (TCLF)
Framework Components: Processors, Incubators, Shared Real Estate
Issue Lens: Community, Economic Development, Education, Jobs, Local, Processing, Tech Assistance
Collaborators: Elgin Economic Development Corp, City of Elgin, AFI, citizens of Elgin
Funded By: TCLF, City of Elgin, Elgin EDC, Investors TBD
Initiative Description: Multi-use shared commercial kitchen, community education center, small food business incubator, value-added processing facility in downtown Elgin. Targeted opening: November, 2019.
Initiative Stage: Fundraising
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