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Learn more about the creative provocateur with a deep dedication to innovative food ventures grounded  by a desire to establish a new standard driven by equity, sustainability and collaboration.

the ventures.

Its bigger than food.

Its about relationships, community, and enjoying the the journey along the way to collectively create what we believe is possible. Sustainable, equitable ventures organically emerge by acknowledging community voices,  staying committed to innovation while having a deep respect for the environment. 

 

What does deep collaboration look like?

The Gleanery- Putney, Vermont

A farm first, closed loop restaurant built by the community for people to come together around food.                                  www.thegleanery.com

 

 

Loiter- East Cleveland, Ohio

An ecosystem of community owned enterprises addressing the needs of the habitually excluded through enterprise based activism.

www.loiter.us

Nubian Markets- Boston, Massachusetts 

Opening spring 2022.  A fun, thoughtfully curated market, café and gathering space celebrating

The African diaspora, through food.

www.nubianmarkets.com

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the journey.

Take a look at recent articles, stories and features.  Gain insight into the why behind the work.  Catch up on the podcast and other content created by ismail and his team. Interested in collaborating?

Reach out to me here!