Founded in 2018, Third Wave Market is located above the soon-to-be integrated Mental Health America (MHA) flagship in Long Beach, CA. Under the guidance of Mayor Garcia, Third Wave Market and MHA have partnered and will pioneer multiple initiatives including a program to hire and train 20% of it's employees from the MHA community and this future-forward eatery, coffee shop and juicery.

THE EATERY: A unique and seasonally changing menu is made in house and will be prepared fresh every day. The Company’s mission is to capture California's spirit and adventure about health food, showcasing the beautiful bounty of organic, seasonal ingredients with a desire to reinterpret familiar dishes with unexpected superfood twists. Our dishes will stress simple preparations with a healthy flair, and are a perfect fit for today’s on-the-go lifestyle and perceptive palate.

THE COFFEE SHOP: The Company shall aspire to the highest form of culinary appreciation of coffee, so that one may indulge in the subtleties of flavor, varietal and growing region. Distinctive features of Third Wave coffee shall include direct trade coffee, high-quality beans, single-origin, lighter roasts, and latte art.

THE JUICERY: LA’s health conscious shall be flocking to Third Wave to keep up their juicing and smoothie habits. A knowledgeable staff will make made-to-order fresh juice and smoothies made with seasonal local produce and some exotic superfood imports. Bottled juices and cleanses shall be available, too. The juicer menu shall include Detoxifying juices, Wellness Cocktails (of the booze-free variety), shots, and whole fruit smoothies.

TAKE OUT: Our take-out shall be made for the customer’s on-the-go. From super-sandwiches to super-salads, boxed iced Third Wave coffee to bottled super smoothies, we shall make healthy, pure, nutrient-rich foods and products available to all and to inspire people to eat better to live better and longer all with the Third Wave brand.



Founded in 1924, Mental Health America of Los Angeles (MHA) is dedicated to promoting mental health recovery and wellness. Their purpose is to help everyone reach healthy lives –whether the need is recovery from mental illness or is occasional and caused by everyday life. Their message is simple –good mental health is fundamental to the health and well-being of everyone in Los Angeles County. Third Wave and MHA have designed a program that will provide for employment and training of persons suffering from mental illness. We believe this program will provide an environment that will expedite full integration into all aspects of community life.


Third Wave is excited to announce their partnership with World Champion Laker and recipient of the Defensive Player of the Year award, Metta World Peace. MWP is known not only for his charismatic playing style on the court but also for his tireless contributions to multiple charities. It is well known that MWP has contributed more to mental health awareness than any other professional athlete. MWP’s involvement with Third Wave will be invaluable and will exponentially increase recognition for the brand as well as mental health awareness as a whole.