Roots & Vine Produce and Café is a cashless market/café at the convenience store level. Our core mission is to provide access to healthful food options in food desert communities.
Roots & Vine Produce and Cafe Inc., is a start-up aiming to revolutionize the convenience store concept. Connecting Farmers To People and Reconnecting People With Real Food. Our core mission is to target and eliminate food deserts in blighted neighborhoods, create jobs for the communities we serve as well as specialized franchise opportunities. We are dedicated to building relationships with family farmers nationwide to supply our locations, that will increase their bottom line and provide Roots & Vine Produce and Cafes with the best quality produce available. Offering communal space alongside the store gives each location the possibility to connect with people of the community, host workshops, classes, food demos and healthy dialogue with customers to introduce to them healthier food options, recipes and solutions to reduce food related illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity. Roots & Vine Produce and Cafe; Inc., is spearheaded by Ms. Ena Jones, a single mother of 3, born and raised on Chicago's south side. She is also a DeVry University student majoring in Business, Marketing and Advertising. She is a caterer and seasoned entrepreneur twenty years and counting. She is also a self-published writer & owner of Everyday Butterfly Home Spa Collection a self-care product line of 100% natural and organic ingredients.