About the Founder
Olympia Auset is a LA Native and Howard University Grad.
In 2016, she started SÜPRMARKT to eliminate food deserts. A vegan of 12 years, she grew tired of traveling hours by bus each time she needed fresh, healthy food. Having grown up in neighborhoods across Los Angeles, Olympia is very familiar with the differences in creativity, potential, and happiness that accompany differing socio-economic landscapes, and she is steadfast in her commitment to creating infrastructure for a better Earth.
Her work has been covered by publications like the LA Times, Harper’s Bazaar, Complex, SXSW, USA Today, Forbes, and in the documentary Meat Me Halfway. In 2020, Olympia was named a Create & Cultivate Changemaker, and she has previously received certificates of Presidential and Congressional recognition for her service. She is a former Co-Opportunity Market board member, a GRID110 – PledgeLA cohort graduate, and a Howard University Alum.
Olympia was featured by Wanderlust and Huffington Post for “Give Three Gifts,” a video about innovative kindness. In 2015, she initiated the creation of the 100 ft. “Let’s Be Good To Each Other” mural at 54th/ Crenshaw in Los Angeles, and is actively engaged in birthing experiences, gatherings, and gifts to LA which make earth a better place to live.
View interviews and press about Olympia here.