Dave Gutknecht

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Dave Gutknecht
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Dave Gutknecht has been editor of Cooperative Grocer magazine since its founding in 1985.

Author's Articles

Title Issue Date

Food co-ops have been essential to the ongoing revival of cleaner food and local food economies.

168 September-October 2013 October 14, 2013

The 2013 Consumer Cooperative Management Association (CCMA) conference on June 6–8 brought 450 cooperators to Austin, Texas, for training and speakers, friendship and celebration.

167 July-August 2013 August 22, 2013

I concluded my previous column on growing our future by emphasizing the importance of greater alignment among stakeholders both within local cooperatives and within our cooperative sector.

167 July-August 2013 August 22, 2013

 

Cooperatives have a great thing going—let's share and grow it! But it's never that simple. 

166 May-June 2013 June 3, 2013

Discussions here reflect much that has been learned about cooperative capital as well as lessons still to be absorbed by some food co-ops.

165 March-April 2013 April 11, 2013

The world clearly is in dire need of approaches to social issues that are more democratic and more just.

164 Jan-Feb 2013 February 20, 2013

The Cooperative Solution, by E.G.

163 November-December 2012 December 4, 2012

Along with November 2012 referendums in California and Washington to require labeling of genetically engineered (GMO) foods, legal action continues against the leading GMO proponent and agricultura

163 November-December 2012 December 4, 2012

We have continuing opportunities to cultivate cooperative enterprise. In the present issue are reports on how, and how not, to grow cooperative ownership.

163 November-December 2012 December 4, 2012

With a boost from the International Year of Cooperatives, the potential of cooperatives in addressing critical social and economic needs is gaining recognition—although perhaps not as rapidly as th

162 September-October 2012 September 25, 2012

With a boost from the International Year of Cooperatives, the potential of cooperatives in addressing critical social and economic needs is gaining recognition—although perhaps not as rapidly as th

162 September-October 2012 September 25, 2012

Reducing the significance of organic food to its “healthiness” is a bit like reducing politics to a matter of “truthiness.” The recent Stanford University study (September 4, Annals of Internal

Endcap Articles September 7, 2012

The U.S. fair trade world has been in a state of division for quite some time.

Endcap Articles August 30, 2012

Forty-one consumer food co-ops and natural foods retailers operating 62 stores released an open letter on Au

Endcap Articles August 30, 2012

The 2012 Consumer Cooperative Management Association (CCMA) conference on June 14–16 brought over 400 hundred cooperators to Philadelphia for speakers and training, friendship and celebration.

161 July - August - 2012 August 7, 2012

The year 2012 marks a new stage in the history of this magazine, one that will lead to improvements in web-based services for food co-ops.

161 July - August - 2012 August 7, 2012

A fascinating and detailed look at the impact of food co-ops has just been released by the National Cooperative Grocers

Endcap Articles August 6, 2012

A new article, subtitled "Building the right kind of autonomy," provides an excellent overview of what cooperatives can offer a world that is in economic crisis.

Endcap Articles August 4, 2012

Urge your senators to listen to the credit unions -- the ones with the plan for helping small business and our nation's economic recovery.

Endcap Articles July 20, 2012

The National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) continues to provide current and complete information on the Farm Bill as it moves through Congress:

Endcap Articles July 14, 2012