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Founder Maria Lentzou
Maria’s mission in Authentic Movement SF is to provide a safe space for her clients to explore their unique creative voice and fulfill their dreams, to heal their relationship to their inner child, to their femininity / masculinity and their body, as well as to reinvent ways to relate to one other with more love, respect, and compassion.
Founder Christine Alfred
Awarehouse is a creative partnership between Christine Alfred and Bobby Picciotto that weaves together many types of medicine aimed at accelerating the cultures of consciousness and regeneration. They create intentional spaces for all to explore the joy of transpersonal growth and healing. They draw on ritual, ceremony, and club culture while putting a focus on sound & energy.
Founder Olu Sawyerr
Buky curates and sells gift boxes and baskets. This started as a labor of love as she searched for a way to feel connected to her mother, the ultimate giver, after she passed away. Buky supports small-batch artisans and local businesses by including their goods in her gift boxes, which currently include candles, chocolates and body scrubs. The boxes are for sale individually on her website and she hopes to secure more corporate partners as customers.
Founder Symoné Gates
After experiencing exercise-induced pain that disrupted her work, social interactions and sleep, Symoné set out to create plant-based products to complement any pain management routine. Delivering skin loving benefits in a luxurious and safe way is the continual driving force behind the Bädé Collection. All products are synthetic and preservative free.
Founder Nade Coulibaly-Doucoure
Baly Cleaning Services, Inc. has been a leading commercial and institutions cleaning services since 2014. Nade strives to make customer’s satisfaction her priority and the quality of her services make Baly Cleaning Services one of the best cleaning companies. Unlike many other cleaning companies that cut corners to save time and money, they are committed to give their clients the best treatment.
Founder Megan Meza
Horchata Cold Brew is dairy-free, and sweetened with dates and made by women! A Mexican classic, this is the creamy rice drink one finds at taco shops in San Diego, or on the streets of Mexico City — but with a kick of caffeine from cold brew coffee! Chilled and refreshing with notes of cinnamon, vanilla, and a touch of sweetness, Bandida is made with rice, coconut, and cashew milk. This is the perfect beverage when you want to mix up your morning.
Founder Fredrick Daniels
The team at BarCuts are invested in the philosophy of helping their customers reimagine their hair, so they can live their best version of themselves. Offering a wide range of services for men and women, Fredrick and his team take the hassle out of hair care by providing not only expert service and knowledge to their clients, but they bring that care and experience to you, so you can be at your most comfortable.
Founder Stevonne Ratliff
Beija-Flor Naturals is an organic skin and haircare company that was the first American beauty line to include fair trade, nutrient rich botanicals ingredients from Brazil. Often acclaimed for its haircare, Beija-Flor Naturals is a full line of body products that are nourishing for face, hair and body alike. The brand inspiration came from vitamin rich Brazilian botanicals.
Founder Sunita Giri
The specialty of Bini’s Kitchen is really the home ground spices. Bini’s Kitchen brings Nepalese Soul food from the foothills of Himalayas to San Francisco. From the home ground spices, traditional preparations and local ingredients, everything is made with love and passion.
Founder Afua Ayisi
BOSUO Food Group is a food and beverage company that reimagines classic West African beverage recipes to bring flavor and product diversification in the ready to drink tea industry. Afua is rebranding traditional West African beverages by fusing traditional recipes with contemporary knowledge to create healthy and delicious bottled beverages.
Founder Afua Ayisi
Afua has reimagined a classic West African beverage and sells a delicious Roselle Hibiscus tea which does not contain any artificial preservatives, sweeteners, flavors, or extracts, and is made only with healthful, organic ingredients. This is her way of challenging the way we think about Africa's contribution to the global food and beverage industry, and addressing the lack of representation of African inspired products. The beverage is available for sale through her website, and Afua is hoping to expand into the hospitality industry, as her beverage would be a great base for mocktails and cocktails alike.
Founder Ashley Watson
While studying esthetics, Ashley has launched her own line of plant-based beauty products that she sells online. Focusing on hair products segued into creating clean and renewable skin care products. Ashley is in the process of becoming a licensed esthetician and plans to shift the business to focus on beauty services, rather than product sales, in the coming year.
Founder Elizabeth Danielle Lewis
After spending nearly a decade in corporate brand management and marketing roles at high-profile companies, certified personal stylist and professional branding expert Elizabeth Lewis stepped out independently.
Brand Style & Bloom is an NYC-based personal branding and styling consultancy that helps executives and business owners to gain confidence and a competitive edge.
Founder Brianna Hairlson
Brianna grew up as an avid dancer, and after a career in consulting decided it was time to pursue her dreams and give back to her community, so she founded a studio. She focuses on making dance accessible to everyone in the community, including those with special needs, and on teaching dance and life lessons simultaneously. Her mission is to positively impact the lives of individuals through dance by providing discipline, character development, confidence, and integrity via a wide range of age-appropriate dance classes.
Founder Candice Ross
BRINS Jam & Marmalade is a little company. It started in a tiny Brooklyn kitchen, making preserves out of the abundant care packages of backyard citrus & herbs Candice’s family would send from back home in Louisiana. They believe preserving is a passion rooted in love found in the homes everyone has both near & far.
Founder Kelli Kelley
Kelli comes from a traditional PR background and has always worked in the marketing space. However, she always felt there was a disconnect between marketing and the tangible results of that marketing, leading companies to undervalue and misunderstand the impact of those services. She eventually got burnt out managing media relationships and decided to shift to a digital focus where she can work much more autonomously. With the growth of social media, it has become more feasible to track and measure results of marketing campaigns. She is very excited and passionate about digital and the ability to demonstrate tangible results. People are starting to realize it is an actual business tool, and translating marketing into numbers is her specialty.
Founder LaParis Phillips
Brooklyn Blooms draws inspiration from fashion, nature and art while using flowers as the medium. Mixing textures, colors, and silhouettes applies to arranging flowers just as much as it applies to creating the perfect look. They believe that everyone is an individual and deserves to have florals tailored just for them! By using curated seasonal blooms they create “beautiful things out of beautiful things”.
Founder Alec Meeker
Bushwick Daily is an independent media company based in New York City that launched in 2009 to focus on community issues, events, food, art, and culture in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick. The publication is a progressive local resource for the thriving communities of Bushwick, Ridgewood, and East Williamsburg.
Founder Lucia Rollow
Founder Lucia Rollow opened the Bushwick Community Darkroom in 2011. BCD offers 24/7 access to darkrooms, as well as color and black-and-white film processing, education programs, and gallery shows. The Bushwick Community Darkroom aims to make film photography affordable and accessible to everyone.
Founder Steve Earthman
Call Me Caramel offers cheese caramels, are unctuous, deep, rich flavored caramels unlike anything else. Sweet, savory and umami all at once, they defy both categories of cheese and caramel. Cheese lovers love them. Caramel lovers love them, and people who are normally averse to each love them.
Founder Charley Ferrer
Cancer Tamer provides education, empowerment services, and life-enriching activities to women with cancer – a new way to think, look and live with cancer – because no one should be at war with their body. For decades, the medical community has taught us that cancer is the enemy; that we should eradicate it; that it’s something we must try to survive, overcome, and destroy. Let’s learn a new way.
Katie creates delicious plant-based cheeses to create an ethical, non-wasteful dairy alternative. As a former non-dairy food scientist, she brings a unique expertise that allows her to concoct bold, tasty flavors without compromising health or morals.
Founder Caprice Eady
Caprice has a passion for cooking and has always wanted to open up a restaurant. Her plans changed shape slightly, and she now owns a seafood truck that runs purely on weekends in the Miami area. She brings a homestyle and soul food approach to cooking seafood and cooks every dish with love. She is famous for her conch fritters and for her service with a smile, and her clients can’t get enough.
Founder Maria Angelica Delgado
We are on a venture to locate and fund a Local Tortilleria & Cocina Storefront. We will continue as a Home Cottage Food Operator offering Sweet and Savory (Non-Meat) Tamales, Tortillas, Traditional Mexican Chocolate, Pinole and other packaged items available for you to order online. Read about our tamales fundraiser where you can select savory tamales as a donation, or support with a purchase at one of our farmers markets.