Market 7 is a community marketplace founded and led by Mary Blackford, a Ward 7 resident, and entrepreneur.
Market 7’s mission is to revitalize and restore the economic stability, holistic health, and social needs of the residents in Ward 7 by developing sustainable commerce within the community.
Blackford’s vision is a great addition to the neighborhood because it contributes to a strong sense of community through three core business objectives.
Provide healthy and creative dining experiences with sustainably sourced food options.
Design a creative marketplace to sell products, provide employment opportunities and engage the community.
Build a strong support system that equips local entrepreneurs to be innovative and profitable.