Discover the power
of employee ownership
Whether you own a food related business, advise food industry business owners or want a
thriving economy, find out how employee ownership can work for you
Engage your employees, sell your business and preserve your legacy
Give your clients peace of mind and a fair market price for their businesses
Retain local businesses and create high quality jobs
Why is employee ownership a great option?
Are you a business owner in the food industry looking for tools to retain employees or build a succession plan? Are you beginning to consider retiring or transitioning your business to another owner?
The perfect buyer for your company may be the ones you work with every day, and the perfect employee engagement strategy might be to give them a stake in your business’s future.
Sources: National Center for Employee Ownership, Democracy at Work Institute, 2018 National Longitudinal Survey, Rutgers University
Proof that employee ownership works
Find out how why Na Young Ma chose a cooperative for her succession plan and what it means to the employees and customers.
Bringing employee ownership to the table
Discover why employee ownership was the ideal exit strategy for owners Monica and Aaron Rocchino.
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Employee ownership as a strategy for business and workforce retention
Small, locally owned businesses are essential to our local food economy and regional community vitality. Among the challenges food businesses face is keeping businesses and the jobs they provide rooted in the community, as the Silver Tsunami – the retirement of baby boomer business owners – impacts the region.
Learn more about curbing the effects of the Silver Tsunami.
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In the news
Disappearing Main Street: The struggles of finding the next generation of owners
ABC, KAKE Kansas
This Founder Sold Her Business For $1.4 Million but She Didn’t Sell Out
Anchor Brewing Employees Continue Effort to Buy Brewery
Back Anchor Brewing is on its last kegs, sorry its last legs
Angry Bear Blog
Anchor Brewing Employees Start GoFundMe As Efforts To Buy Closed Brewery Gain Steam
Employee union launches fundraiser to save Anchor Brewing
The San Francisco Examiner
About Project Equity and our California partners
As a national organization, Project Equity raises awareness of broad-based employee ownership, and we support businesses in transitioning to this highly beneficial business model. We support this work through amazing local partners.