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Prosperity Market’s New Farmers Market on Wheels

California Live correspondent Laila Muhammad takes us inside Prosperity Market’s new mobile farmers market that made its debut at the 2023 L.A. Auto Show. Prosperity Market aims to bring fresh produce to underserved neighborhoods as well as showcase black farmers.

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Past Press

Good Morning America x Prosperity Market

Good Morning America x Prosperity Market

To celebrate their second anniversary during Black History Month, “Good Morning America” met up with the dynamic small business owners at Planet Health Compton as they continue their mission to help ensure those in need have food on their plates and uplift people by providing the ingredients.

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Prosperity Market’s Black Business Scavenger Hunt Preview

Prosperity Market’s Black Business Scavenger Hunt Preview

The market’s co-founders Carmen Dianne and Kara Still joined us live with a preview along with vendors that are participating.

A month long event is inspiring Angelenos to visit and shop local black owned businesses and it’s all in honor of Black Business Month.

This segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on Aug. 5, 2022.

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Liberation looks like nourishing LA

Liberation looks like nourishing LA

LA TIMES: Prosperity Market has liberation baked into its DNA. Conceived by Carmen Dianne and Kara Still, the market was created to nourish the community from the inside out. This letter to Los Angeles, as told to Ian F. Blair, commemorates the celebration of freedom from slavery and outlines the duo’s vision for why this kind of work is so vital. With Prosperity Market, the thread of freedom runs through every artery of the operation. As they note, “There’s this thread of freedom throughout the entire thing. This is literally what we represent — the freedom to be able to support and sustain yourself and make it accessible to everyone.”

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NBC/CA Live

NBC/CA Live

Lisa meets up with the founders of LA’s “Prosperity Market” at one of their new pop-up sites in El Sereno. They reveal why featuring black food producers, farmers, and chefs is changing the game in many communities.

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Addressing LA’s Wealth Gap

Addressing LA’s Wealth Gap

Black founded and led fintech MoCaFi (Mobility Capital Finance, Inc.) recently hosted a conversation at the California African American Museum with their corporate and community partners to discuss collective solutions to address the wealth gap in Los Angeles.

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Prosperity Market Connects Black Vendors

Prosperity Market Connects Black Vendors

The return of the Trojan Farmers Market to campus has been met with cheer from students and vendors alike, along with consideration of the role such markets play in Los Angeles. The last two years with the pandemic have only exacerbated challenges, such as finding healthy options in food deserts and keeping resources circulating in local communities, which many believe markets can address.

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State of Play Podcast

State of Play Podcast

PODCASTState of Play Podcast featuring Prosperity MarketPost-pandemic America has changed our lives, no doubt. How has the way we feel about work, the type of work available, and the nature of work been impacted by the pandemic? We'll explore those questions and more...

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The Plant Plug Podcast

The Plant Plug Podcast

PODCASTPlantPlug Podcast With Prosperity MarketListen to how Carmen & Kara curated a single idea while on a cruise into one of the BEST open air markets in Los Angeles.Transcript in progress.Show Contributors Taylor Lindsey, Carmen Dianne, Kara Still

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Startup to Storefront Podcast

Startup to Storefront Podcast

PODCASTFrom Startup to Storefront Podcast featuring Prosperity MarketToday’s guests are Carmen Dianne and Kara Still, founders of Prosperity Market. Last year, as the world was dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and the racial reckoning spurred on by the murder of...

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Food Truck Scholar x Prosperity Market

Food Truck Scholar x Prosperity Market

PODCASTFOOD TRUCK SCHOLAR With Prosperity MarketListen to how Carmen & Kara curated a single idea while on a cruise into one of the BEST open air markets in Los Angeles.Ariel D. Smith, M.Ed, 0:00What's up everybody, welcome to the food truck scholar podcast,...

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Past Press

Good Morning America x Prosperity Market

Good Morning America x Prosperity Market

To celebrate their second anniversary during Black History Month, “Good Morning America” met up with the dynamic small business owners at Planet Health Compton as they continue their mission to help ensure those in need have food on their plates and uplift people by providing the ingredients.

read more
Prosperity Market’s Black Business Scavenger Hunt Preview

Prosperity Market’s Black Business Scavenger Hunt Preview

The market’s co-founders Carmen Dianne and Kara Still joined us live with a preview along with vendors that are participating.

A month long event is inspiring Angelenos to visit and shop local black owned businesses and it’s all in honor of Black Business Month.

This segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on Aug. 5, 2022.

read more
Liberation looks like nourishing LA

Liberation looks like nourishing LA

LA TIMES: Prosperity Market has liberation baked into its DNA. Conceived by Carmen Dianne and Kara Still, the market was created to nourish the community from the inside out. This letter to Los Angeles, as told to Ian F. Blair, commemorates the celebration of freedom from slavery and outlines the duo’s vision for why this kind of work is so vital. With Prosperity Market, the thread of freedom runs through every artery of the operation. As they note, “There’s this thread of freedom throughout the entire thing. This is literally what we represent — the freedom to be able to support and sustain yourself and make it accessible to everyone.”

read more
NBC/CA Live

NBC/CA Live

Lisa meets up with the founders of LA’s “Prosperity Market” at one of their new pop-up sites in El Sereno. They reveal why featuring black food producers, farmers, and chefs is changing the game in many communities.

read more
Empowering Black Farmers And Food Producers

Empowering Black Farmers And Food Producers

There has been a steady, systemic decline of Black farmers in this country since the 1920s.

We celebrate Black farmers and it is our goal to provide a platform where our farmers can thrive! We support our farmers & encourage a new generation of farmers!

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PROSPERITY MARKET RETURNS TO MALIBU VILLAGE

PROSPERITY MARKET RETURNS TO MALIBU VILLAGE

Press  >  Episode SummaryThe co-founders of Prosperity Market Carmen Dianne and Kara Still, along with three vendors, joined us live with a preview of the Los Angeles Women-Owned Farmers Market. Prosperity Market is a mobile farmers market featuring black farmers,...

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Addressing LA’s Wealth Gap

Addressing LA’s Wealth Gap

Black founded and led fintech MoCaFi (Mobility Capital Finance, Inc.) recently hosted a conversation at the California African American Museum with their corporate and community partners to discuss collective solutions to address the wealth gap in Los Angeles.

read more
Prosperity Market Connects Black Vendors

Prosperity Market Connects Black Vendors

The return of the Trojan Farmers Market to campus has been met with cheer from students and vendors alike, along with consideration of the role such markets play in Los Angeles. The last two years with the pandemic have only exacerbated challenges, such as finding healthy options in food deserts and keeping resources circulating in local communities, which many believe markets can address.

read more
State of Play Podcast

State of Play Podcast

PODCASTState of Play Podcast featuring Prosperity MarketPost-pandemic America has changed our lives, no doubt. How has the way we feel about work, the type of work available, and the nature of work been impacted by the pandemic? We'll explore those questions and more...

read more
Startup to Storefront Podcast

Startup to Storefront Podcast

PODCASTFrom Startup to Storefront Podcast featuring Prosperity MarketToday’s guests are Carmen Dianne and Kara Still, founders of Prosperity Market. Last year, as the world was dealing with the coronavirus pandemic and the racial reckoning spurred on by the murder of...

read more
Food Truck Scholar x Prosperity Market

Food Truck Scholar x Prosperity Market

PODCASTFOOD TRUCK SCHOLAR With Prosperity MarketListen to how Carmen & Kara curated a single idea while on a cruise into one of the BEST open air markets in Los Angeles.Ariel D. Smith, M.Ed, 0:00What's up everybody, welcome to the food truck scholar podcast,...

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