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At the Cheeseboard Collective on Shattuck Avenue, there are nearly 50 workers who do everything from clean toilets to sign paychecks. And almost every worker is also an owner. The bakery, pizzeria and cheese maker is one of more than 10 worker-owned workplaces in Berkeley and around 40 in the Bay Area, which has one of the highest concentrations of worker cooperatives in the country.
Cheeseboard - Always vegetarian. Always local. Always orgasmic. - Culinary Team: The Cheeseboard Pizza Collective is an independently operated adjunct to the larger Cheeseboard Collective, with the option of subdividing into an independent collective. We are currently a collective of twelve people. Everyone who works at the Cheeseboard Pizza is a member of the collective with equal decision-making power. There is no boss, manager, or employees- it is worker owned.
Our story goes something like this: Forty years ago, Berkeley's now-famous cooperative, the Cheeseboard, opened its doors. In 1997, inspired by their own success, they helped open another bakery based on cooperative principles.