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

"How will you headline your report? ‘Too Much Love in the Air’?” one manager asked me.

113 July - August - 2004 August 26, 2004

By late April, regional food co-op associations will decide whether to transfer their assets and primary identity to a restructured national organization.

112 May - June - 2004 June 8, 2004

The disasters wrought by petrochemical farming are in the news, so much so that one forgets what happened only two years ago. And this forgetting, too, is part of the problem.

001 October - November - 1985 January 9, 2004

Introduction

001 October - November - 1985 January 9, 2004

135, March-April 2008 January 9, 2004

The past year has been a difficult one for Associated Cooperatives Inc. (ACI), the wholesale in Richmond, California, and for some of its member retail co-ops.

004 April - May - 1986 January 9, 2004

Art Danforth died May 10, 1987, at the age of 74, after five decades of consumer cooperative activism and public service.

011 June - July - 1987 January 9, 2004

008 December - January - 1987 January 9, 2004

"Boon or Bane?" was the title question in a section on member labor in the first issue of Cooperative Grocer (October-November 1985).

008 December - January - 1987 January 9, 2004

008 December - January - 1987 January 9, 2004

Why Co-ops Die: An Historical Analysis

By Robert Grott

009 February - March - 1987 January 9, 2004

The imminent forced sale of two major food co-ops -- Consumers Cooperative of Berkeley (C.C.

018 August - September - 1988 January 9, 2004

Many co-op leaders resist attempts to define a "co-op market." A survey that describes food co-op shoppers as young, well educated, nutrition conscious, and ecology oriented, would be rejected as e

019 October - November - 1988 January 9, 2004

I read a lot of co-op newsletters, and by a combination of scanning and close reading learn a lot from them.

024 September - October - 1989 January 9, 2004

This section presents material intended to help readers active in the leadership of their cooperative to design and argue for an improved member equity system.

025 November - December - 1989 January 9, 2004

This is a time of ever increasing awareness of food safety and the environmental damage being wrought by the dominant economic powers and their step child, petro-based agribusiness.

023 July - August - 1989 January 9, 2004

If each day is indeed Earth Day, we all must learn and relearn the new "Three Rs": reduce, reuse, recycle.

028 May - June - 1990 January 9, 2004

 

Bruce Bacon is a community activist and market gardener in Ramsey, Minnesota.

030 September - October - 1990 January 9, 2004

Proposed rules requiring handicapped accessibility for retail businesses and public establishments of all types were announced in January 1991 by the U.S.

033 March - April - 1991 January 9, 2004

This edition's stories on the demise of two cooperative distributors, Mountain Warehouse and WholeFood Express, prompt some further reflections on the state of food cooperative retails and their co

037 November - December - 1991 January 9, 2004