MARSH is a food cooperative in St. Louis, MO with a fully-licensed kitchen, diner, and food collective. They have implemented a unique model where workers, consumers, and producers work reciprocally as owners. Diner workers, non-working public participants, as well as aspiring, emerging, and professional culinary artists collaborate to grow, purchase, prepare, cook, and serve high-quality food.

Show Notes

Co-founder Beth Neff shares how they are developing an inclusive and circular cooperative food system in a marginalized city. You’ll learn how they are fostering resilience and food sovereignty by offering an affordable and organic varieties of food, supporting local food producers as well as entrepreneurs, establishing a sliding scale market and diner, and more. 

Resources

MARSH Website

MARSH Instagram

MARSH Facebook

MARSH Food Cooperative Brochure