a food maker success story
Lenny from 'Avonaise' has developed his own signature avocado-based mayo.
A food maker success story.
Greg from 'Rose Mary's Pralines' developed his product from a 100 year-old family recipe.
a food maker success story
Elizabeth from 'Miss Georgia's Kitchen' is making new fans out of southern-inspired pimento cheese.
a food maker success story
Maureen from 'Sacred Cow' created a crowd-pleasing granola with a unique flavor profile.
a food maker success story
Karen from 'Just Like Nana's' puts her own twist on a traditional Jewish pastry.
a food maker success story
Matt & Louby from 'The Backyard Food Company' are building a national brand that started from a backyard garden.
about hope & main

Where food producers, farmers and fishermen can connect, scale and thrive!

We provide access to industry-specific resources and low cost, low risk shared-use commercial kitchens to local entrepreneurs jump-starting early-stage food companies.

for food makers

Incubator Program

Our signature incubation program gives food businesses a low-risk opportunity to test, scale and develop without the cost and liability in equipping, managing and maintaining your own commercial facility.

Kitchens

Makers will love working in one of our 4 code-compliant, shared-use commercial kitchens.

Demos / Classrooms

Nutritionists, Teachers, Chefs and other food educators can utilize our Demo Kitchen as a workspace, training space or dining room.

Comprehensive Curriculum

Our curriculum provides entrepreneurs with the recipe for turning your food into a profitable business.

Meeting Spaces

Members can use our online booking module to request private space to host meetings, tastings or administrative tasks.

Packing / Shipping

We offer a code-compliant space with equipment for labeling, sealing and shrink-wrapping packages.

Storage Space

Our members have access to both cold and dry storage in the form of shelving, pallets, and secure roller lockers.

for food lovers

Farmers Markets · Events · Workshops

eat, drink & shop local

19sep4:00 pmHow to Get Media Coverage

23sep10:00 am- 2:00 pmSchoolyard MarketA Farmers-Makers Market

30sep10:00 am- 2:00 pmSchoolyard MarketA Farmers-Makers Market

7oct10:00 am- 2:00 pmSchoolyard MarketA Farmers-Makers Market

or make a suggestion for an event

for food buyers

Retailers & Distributors

Hope & Main is home to more than 50 independent food-related companies looking to develop and expand their businesses. We help “incubate” these companies and connect them with customers & retailers like you.

upcoming events for retailers:

19sep4:00 pmHow to Get Media Coverage

18oct12:00 pmFood Resource Business Exchange (FReBE)FReBE has it all for your growing business

20oct8:00 am- 5:00 pmSorry! Tickets are out of stock.Food Safety Manager Certification (ServSafe)Safety first!

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The latest from Hope & Main

from twitter:

PSA! It's #NationalCheeseburgerDay! 🍔 Have you visited the new #BonetownBurgersandBBQ restaurant in Cranston yet? @bonetownburgers & @bonetownbbq have set up shop on Phenix Ave! 🙌💫🔥⚡️

PSA! It's #NationalCheeseburgerDay! 🍔 Have you visited the new #BonetownBurgersandBBQ restaurant in Cranston yet? @bonetownburgers & @bonetownbbq have set up shop on Phenix Ave! 🙌💫🔥⚡️

This Friday! @CommonFencMusic's monthly concert series returns to #WarrenRI! This is an ideal #datenight, friends! Cowboy & Lady will be playing outdoors next to our garden... 👌🌛🌻🌼🍔🍕🥡🍩🍻🥂

This Friday! @CommonFencMusic's monthly concert series returns to #WarrenRI! This is an ideal #datenight, friends! Cowboy & Lady will be playing outdoors next to our garden... 👌🌛🌻🌼🍔🍕🥡🍩🍻🥂
Common Fence Music@CommonFencMusic

Cowboy & Lady and S� Sol play this Friday 9/21, 8pm @ Hope & Main! https://t.co/2a7QNcY5NY

from facebook:

5 days ago

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Find us on the mezzanine with OURgrainourgrai Leafy Green Tea @mesafresca @bethbakes @secondsfirst!

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🎉🎆🎇✨ Never mind this dreary weather -- weve got another super great success story to share with you!! 🎉🎆🎇✨

🙌🙌🙌💥Babys Bonetown BBQ has *just* opened their brand new restaurant: Bonetown Burgers & BBQ! Congratulations to Shane Caledonia and his incredible team for bringing this dream into reality. 👏👏👏👏💥💫

Now hurry up and go hunker down at this new Cranston eatery and get some true, scratch-made American comfort food! 😎🍔🍖🍗🍟

🎉🎆🎇✨ Never mind this dreary weather -- we've got another super great success story to share with you!! 🎉🎆🎇✨

🙌🙌🙌💥Baby's Bonetown BBQ has *just* opened their brand new restaurant: Bonetown Burgers & BBQ! Congratulations to Shane Caledonia and his incredible team for bringing this dream into reality. 👏👏👏👏💥💫

Now hurry up and go hunker down at this new Cranston eatery and get some true, scratch-made American comfort food! 😎🍔🍖🍗🍟
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Looks fabulous! The best of luck.

Cant wait to get down there!

Congrats! And best wishes to you!!!🎉🎈🎉

1 week ago

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After weeks and weeks of intensive work and planning OURgrain will deliver their final pitch to MassChallenge this Wednesday! 🙌 Please join us in wishing them luck, and in sharing their mission. 🤞💫🐰🍀🕯️🔮💞

After weeks and weeks of intensive work and planning OURgrain will deliver their final pitch to MassChallenge this Wednesday! 🙌 Please join us in wishing them luck, and in sharing their mission. 🤞💫🐰🍀🕯️🔮💞This Wednesday, OURgrain co-founder and recently appointed CEO, Jessie Pulling, will be delivering a final pitch to @masschallenge judges! This pitch is the culmination of everything we’ve been working on this Summer at the Boston Accelerator program.
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Wish us luck in communicating our message of #collaboration, #health, and #zerowaste!
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