Founded in 1974 during the “natural foods” wave of food co-op creation, the North Country Food Co-op in Plattsburgh, NY has been a long-established fixture of this upstate NY town. It achieved important milestones such as owning its own building
Our friends at Cooperative Maine are helping put together an inspiring one-day conference, “Creating and Sustaining Vibrant Local Economies in Maine” on March 22 (this Saturday), 9 AM-4 PM, Randall Student Center, Augusta. We like the goals for the day!
The Portland Food Co-op plans to open its doors this September. They currently have 1147 member-owners and need to reach 1400 to open, so are well on their way. They’ve had 100 new member-owners join in the past 10 days!
Meet Ginger Moon, a graduate of Green Worker Cooperatives’ Coop Academy. Ginger Moon is a mother-owned & run worker co-op based in the Bronx that is dedicated to providing healthy food to new moms and their families. They call themselves “the
Portland Food Co-op General Manager, Portland Maine The Portland Food Co-op is seeking a vibrant community-oriented leader to serve as our first General Manager. The Portland Food Co-op plans to open a grocery store in September 2014, owned by members and
BASQUE COUNTRY: Food Sovereignty and Cooperative Production March 22-30, 2014 Join Food First and experience the Spanish Basque Country, Euskal Herria, through the eyes of local farmers and activists while exploring food sovereignty and cooperative production. Specially hosted by the Basque
Job Announcement for Alternative Food Co-op General Manager position The Alternative Food Cooperative of Wakefield, RI, is looking for a full-time General Manager and invites applications from the greater food co-op and sustainable living business community. Please see the job
CDI’s Lynda Brushett and Noemi Giszpenc teamed up to report on the new multi-stakeholder co-op in New Hampshire, NH Community Seafood, owned by fishermen and consumers. Using the community-supported agriculture marketing model, they are shoring up the basis for viable
JOB POSTING: October 5, 2013 General Manager (GM) for the Old Creamery Co-op in Cummington, Massachusetts. After a three-year start-up period, we are off and running! We took ownership of the Old Creamery business and building on November 6, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Stuart Reid Tel. 507-664-2034 Cell: 507-581-0170 firstname.lastname@example.org www.foodcoopinitiative.coop Food Co-op Initiative Announces Grant Opportunity Food Co-op Initiative today announced they are accepting applications for grants up to $10,000 for development of new grocery co-ops. The