the public

The Public provides a platform of tools, services and networks to grow modern food start-ups, businesses and brands.

We help you develop products and brands from concept to shelf and houses infrastructure for large scale production of value-added goods. We're part lab, part production facility, part venue and gathering space, and part retail market.


We support small to medium sized food businesses by providing affordable long-term, leased spaces or flexible hourly rates with commercially approved kitchens, industry-specific technical assistance, and access to market opportunities. 

We work with market vendors, farmers, culinary creatives and chefs, producers, non-profits, marketers, and industry experts.