The Healing Grounds
Start-up worker cooperative
2022 Non-Extractive Loan
Fall 2021 and Fall 2022 Cooperative Academy Graduate
The Healing Grounds Cooperative is a worker cooperative cafe & community space dedicated to the health, advancement and well being of the community. The Healing Grounds envisions a community safe haven for the Black, Brown and “everybody down," creating opportunities for community members to inspire one another to heal through the arts, metaphysics, holistic products and ideas; by promoting collective consciousness, to aid in the creation of long term sustainable equity in the local community. This startup loan financed costs related to the opening and operation of the cafe and community space, including equipment, renovations, and ramping up the business to breakeven.