BrownSense, a platform acts as a way for black South African businesses to connect with their customers on Facebook, has just begun curating the market at Joziburg. The Brownsense community, which already hosts markets in Joburg and Cape Town, is adding No. One Eloff to its market list.
“This space is important, as it acts as the confluence at which the various northern, eastern, southern and western townships and suburbs meet effortlessly. It affords the Brownies access to a city market space through trade, access to affordable office space, and connecting with like-minded entrepreneurs by taking part in various activities,” says Mzuzukile Soni, founder and chief executive of BrownSense.
The market will allow any of the 10 000 people walking past the building every day access to unique food, arts, crafts and lifestyle products. The space will have a special focus on providing access to healthy, affordable food options to combat the notion that healthy food is a preserve of the elite.