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BI Buzz Services

BI Buzz Services is the newest addition to Becoming Independent’s Social Enterprise Division. Thanks to a ground-breaking partnership with Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART Train) and Kaiser Permanente, BI has been offering locally sourced concession services since 2017.

BI Buzz Café is OPEN! The café features locally sourced “grab-and-go” sandwiches, salads, and wraps, as well as coffee and pastries provided by local vendors such as Taylor Lane Organic Coffee.

Interested in having a BI Buzz concession stand in your place of business?
Contact LeLani Miller at lmiller@becomingindependent.org to learn more!

From the moment that BI approached us about operating the café at our new facility, we knew it had the potential to build in a very positive way on a longstanding community partnership. They’re excited to have the opportunity to offer their participants opportunities for job training and social interaction, and we’re delighted that these interactions promise to help dispel stigmas about people with different abilities.
P.L. Maillard

Medical Group Administrator, Kaiser Permanente