In the current (Sept/Oct) issue of USDA’s Rural Cooperatives magazine, a salute to noteworthy co-ops in celebration of National (and International!) Cooperative Month includes an article by Noemi Giszpenc on converting existing businesses to co-op ownership in rural communities. The
Northampton, MA– The third annual Together on the Land Tour visited blighted urban properties being rehabilitated by the Holyoke Community Land Trust, a resident owned manufactured housing park in Ware, a successful co-housing development in Northampton, an organic farm in
The Fall 2011 issue of the Networks newsletter is out — check out the great work that cooperative developers are doing throughout the U.S.
October is National Co-op Month — an opportunity to celebrate, educate, and communicate about co-ops. Check out the online toolkit. What are you doing this month? Cooperative Maine is publishing op-eds and releasing an update to its directory, Stronger Together.
In today’s New York Times, Loren Berlin published “At More Mobile-Home Parks, a Greater Sense of Security“, a look at the growing movement for residents of manufactured home parks to form nonprofit cooperatives that purchase and manage the operations of