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Anyone's Cafe & Bakery

Start-up worker cooperative

2021 and 2022 Non-Extractive Loans

Fall 2022 Cooperative Academy Graduate

Anyone's Cafe & Bakery

A team of skilled professionals who were fired from a cafe that abruptly closed have formed a team to start up a new vegan bakery and cafe cooperative. This start-up loan was to purchase the equipment necessary for launch from their previous employer, as well as to cover initial startup costs of the new co-op including a salary runway, fixed expenses to break even, and initial inventory.


Read more:

Spectrum News: Worker-owned co-ops continue to expand in Western N.Y.

Rochester Beacon: Serving vegan food and the community

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