There are some real, tough issues facing our region, nation, and the world. And folks disagree more than ever on how to address those issues. But one thing people from many different perspectives can agree on is that co-ops are
The Isuken Co-op Food Truck is ready for a successful launch with the support of CDI and Kickstarter backers! The Isuken Co-op successfully raised funds to bring their unique farm to table food to the streets of Lewiston and events
For Immediate Release April 13, 2018 Heritage Association, Inc. Warren Manufactured Home Community Homeowners Purchased Their Neighborhood, Ready to ‘Flourish’ Contacts: Dave Adams, President, Heritage Association, (413) 436-8245 Andy Danforth, Director, NEROC Program, CDI (401) 439-9795 Paul Bradley, President, ROC
Maine residents are stepping up to talk about programs, services, and justice platforms—especially how to organize cooperatives to meet their needs.
On April 29th, over 30 cooperators from around the state of Maine gathered in Gardiner to connect and learn together and to expand organizing for the Cooperative Maine Business Alliance. Cooperative Maine has organized for 10 years, and a focus
For over twenty years, the Cooperative Development Institute has been a leader in democratizing and transforming our region’s economy. We’ve helped create over 120 new cooperatives in every sector and state in the Northeast. We’re proud of that—but this past
CDI friend and ally Jim Wadsworth has been named the 2017 Unsung Hero Award recipient for his work at the USDA as an agricultural economist in Cooperative Programs. He has spent years in co-op education as a researcher and is
The state’s many cooperative and employee owned businesses demonstrate how we can create a foundation for prosperity with equity in Maine’s next economy.
Craft manufacturing is an attractive industry sector that can be made more rewarding and beneficial through employee ownership.
October is International Co-op Month, and people are invited to attend a celebration that recognizes the latest achievements of two cooperatives in Lewiston-Auburn. The event will begin Saturday, October 22, 2016, at 3pm with a ribbon cutting for 145 Pierce