In a colorful, bustling city filled with culinary delight breeds big, seemingly far-off dreams of low-income food entrepreneurs. Nestled amidst San Francisco's Mission District lies hope, giving these types of startups a boost.
La Cocina (if you didn't pass high school Spanish, this means "kitchen") is a nonprofit that gives low-income food entrepreneurs in the Bay Area access to equipment, mentoring, industrial kitchens, and capital. The program has become a booming cornerstone, and takes only 30 up-and-comers at a time. Read More