Maine Farm and Sea Cooperative, the nation’s first farm-to-institution food service cooperative, will bid on the University of Maine System food service contract, offering a locally-owned alternative for institutional food service. This is a cooperative that CDI has helped through
Freeport, ME, May 13, 2015 — The residents of Wardtown Mobile Home Park in Freeport recently secured funding support from the Genesis Community Loan Fund in Damariscotta, and Maine State Housing Authority (Maine Housing) in Augusta, to become the 6th
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!
This is it! The Season Finale of My So-Called Housing Cooperative! I decided to release episodes 5 and 6 together, and once you watch them, you will probably understand why. Thanks for watching and please forward to anyone you think
Episode 4 of My-So Called Housing Cooperative is now online. You can view it on Youtube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FJzF0JZG94 Episode Summary: While Joey and Shanna are packing for their big move, Craig freaks out when he feels the entire building shake. He frantically
Happy New Year, everyone! For your viewing pleasure, “Episode 3: Rain of Mystery” is now online! Thanks, Craig Saddlemire 🙂 You can view it on Youtube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zV16tOAr95c Summary: In this episode, Joey becomes concerned as he begins to sense paranormal
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
Hi Friends, Episode 2 of My-So Called Housing Cooperative is now online. You can view it on Youtube here: http://youtu.be/_tHXC6SHPN0 Episode Summary: Corbin tries to move out of the Faire-Op, but things get dramatic when Craig discovers an unapproved modification that Corbin made to
Craig Saddlemire, film-maker and founder-member of Faire Bande A Part in Lewiston, ME, writes: October is Co-Op Month and the perfect time to release the first episode in a short web series I’m producing called My So-Called Housing Cooperative. Episode