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

Is your cooperative selling local salad greens and prominently telling people about it?

127 November - December - 2006 January 20, 2009

For a business or household, disaster preparation is more than a necessary form of planning or insurance.

128 January - February - 2007 January 20, 2009

Cooperative capital: the very words cause the eyes of some co-op members to glaze over with disinterest or even distrust. Why? It’s not merely aversion to numbers or money.

129 march - april - 2007 January 20, 2009

Each year in late February in LaCrosse, Wisconsin the largest U.S.

130 May - June - 2007 January 20, 2009

Sustainability: a traditional concept of recent coinage.

130 May - June - 2007 January 20, 2009

Part 1: Milestones and Mission

131 July - August - 2007 January 19, 2009

Part 1: Building on what we have

132 September - October - 2007 January 19, 2009

I recently read Heat, by George Monbiot, an outstanding British journalist who explores what it will take for modern society to reduce its carbon emissions to a fraction of present levels

133 November - December - 2007 January 19, 2009

Listen up! Year 2008 is going to be a difficult one, for reasons I have touched on in recent editions.

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009

In Minneapolis, within a period of a few weeks, North Country Co-op announced that it would be closing up shop after 37 years, while Seward Co-op-born in the same early 1970s era-held a groundbreak

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009

Two articles in this edition comprise the cover theme of components and key challenges in food co-op membership systems.

136 may - june - 2008 January 19, 2009

This edition’s contents illustrate different angles on a fundamental aspect of today’s economic environment: grocery retailers cannot plan to stay in place if they plan to stay in business.

137 July - August - 2008 January 19, 2009
140 January - February - 2009 January 18, 2009
138 September - October - 2008 December 27, 2008

Can food cooperatives better serve communities and thrive in a declining economy? What growth strategies will work to significantly expand co-op market share?

138 September - October - 2008 December 27, 2008

As before, recognition of changed conditions and thinking outside the co-op is needed. Concerning the economic breakdown, it’s likely you ain’t seen nothing yet.

139 November - December - 2008 December 27, 2008

From rural Indiana to Japan, from Indonesia to Puget Sound, cooperatives are providing answers and a way forward in an environment of increasing challenges.

135 March - April - 2008 April 24, 2008

As editor, it’s a pleasure to review some of the good news contained in the magazine, and that is what “The Editor Notes” column on page 3 will do.

135 March - April - 2008 April 22, 2008

Chicago’s Co-op Markets, known historically as Hyde Park Co-op, closed in late January 2008 after operating since 1932.

135 March - April - 2008 April 22, 2008

In mid-April the Blooming Prairie Foundation announced the recipients of its 2006 grants.

124 May - June - 2006 August 9, 2006