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Sugar Beet Co-op  in Oak Park, Illinois, was presented the Startup of the Year award from Food Co-op Initiative (FCI) on June 2,

Endcap Articles June 14, 2018

Sugar Beet Co-op (www.sugarbeet.coop) in Oak Park, Illinois, was presented the Startup of the Year award from Foo

Endcap Articles June 14, 2018

From the United States to Communist Eastern Europe to West Africa, few people have made more of an impact in fostering the cooperative movement on a global scale than Rosemary Mahoney.

Endcap Articles February 18, 2018

Save the dates—December 14-16, 2017.

Endcap Articles August 18, 2017

The fall grant cycle for the Howard Bowers Fund is here—U.S. food co-ops can now apply to receive leadership education and training scholarships for co-op boards of directors and co-op staff.

Endcap Articles August 7, 2017

There is now opportunity to recommend how USDA should implement the 2016 law requiring a system for labeling GMO (genetically modifed organisms).

Endcap Articles July 21, 2017

Lexington Co-op in Buffalo, N.Y. opened its second store on July 12, 2017.

Endcap Articles July 12, 2017

A summary of labor unions and food co-ops, with reference to the current situation at Seward Co-op, appears in the current issue of the Minneapolis neighborhood paper,

Endcap Articles June 21, 2017

Ever want to know a bit more about co-ops in the United Kingdom? An annual summary of these co-ops is now available: http://bit.ly/2t2D0H3.

Endcap Articles June 20, 2017

Cate Hardy, the CEO of the Seattle area's leading food co-op, PCC Natural Markets, comments in a recent newspaper report that they are already very familiar with competition from Whole Foods and Am

Endcap Articles June 17, 2017

The Lawrence, Kansas food co-op in mid-May announced its plans for summer 2017 construction of a major solar power installation—what will be the largest one in town.

Endcap Articles May 16, 2017

Myths get in the way of our ability to restore degraded soils that can feed the world using fewer chemicals.

Endcap Articles May 5, 2017

The board of directors of Amazing Grains, a small co-op in Grand Forks, North Dakota, announced the co-op’s imminent dissolution—the notification came just before the co-op’s annual meeting on Apri

Endcap Articles May 1, 2017

The March 2017 Up & Coming food co-op conference featured larger-than-ever attendance and a training program of increased depth and breadth.

Endcap Articles March 18, 2017

Fair trade bananas enable small producers to survive and thrive -- IF they organize as cooperatives.  Organized demand through consumer cooperatives also is key.  For background on these production

Endcap Articles March 17, 2017

Myths and prejudice about food stamp (SNAP) recipients received front-page reinforcement in the New York Times recently, in an article and photo telling us that SNAP recipients purchase “a l

Endcap Articles January 19, 2017

After two and a half years, the Dubuque Food Co-op has announced it will close.

Endcap Articles January 16, 2017

Investment clubs have been pooling the resources and magnifying the financial impact of their members for a long time—and the potential of that model for cooperative development is getting more att

Endcap Articles December 21, 2016

One relatively untried method for capitalizing co-ops, a Direct Public Offering, is discussed in a new posting by Food Co-op Initiative (FCI), which is assisting startups across the country.  An in

Endcap Articles November 18, 2016

Among the best results of the recent election is the abandonment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty, which was an attempt to extend international corporate power and undermine democratic

Endcap Articles November 18, 2016