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

For many of us, pursuing careers in cooperatives is a means of applying, through the institutions we build by our daily work, principles that evoke a world of social justice.

033 March - April - 1991 January 9, 2004

Recent applications of Department of Labor minimum wage and related requirements to co-op member labor -- where members receive a discount on purchases in exchange for co-op work -- have highlighte

034 May - June - 1991 January 9, 2004

037 November - December - 1991 January 9, 2004

We have much that we can be proud of. Co-ops in numerous towns and cities are active players in their community's environmental affairs.

040 May - June - 1992 January 9, 2004

Members of the Michigan Federation of Food Co-ops voted on February 29 to consolidate with North Farm Co-op, based in Madison, Wisconsin.

040 May - June - 1992 January 9, 2004

After fifteen months of debt-heavy operations, Tucson's Food Conspiracy Cooperative closed its 24,000 square foot natural foods supermarket in mid-December.

039 March - April - 1992 January 9, 2004

Some items in my mail recently underscore questions useful for any cooperative: Who are we serving? Where is the rest of our community?

046 May - June - 1993 January 9, 2004

Pickford is "Disappointed" and Center for Science in the Public Interest says "Dangerous"

November 2, 1992

044 January - February - 1993 January 9, 2004

Results from this year's Retail Cooperative Operations Survey show that 1992 was another year of strong growth and overall profitability for these stores.

047 July - August - 1993 January 9, 2004

050 January - February - 1994 January 9, 2004

"All cooperative organizations, in order to best serve the interests of their members and their communities, should actively cooperate in every practical way with other cooperat

058 May - June - 1995 January 9, 2004

Reviewing a year that has gone by as quickly as this one has shouldn't require more than a few paragraphs!

061 November - December - 1995 January 9, 2004

Three different generations gaps can be seen in this edition: First, the annual Retail Operations Survey notes strong growth by many co-ops -- but also an inability to generate new

059 July - August - 1995 January 9, 2004

The World of Food Co-ops: Powerful results can be achieved, as the previous edition's report on Co-op Atlantic shows, by a cooperative food system that is embedded

057 March - April - 1995 January 9, 2004

Themes from this edition on co-op managers, their boards of directors, and co-op members:

067 November - December - 1996 January 9, 2004

Milwaukee in May: over three hundred managers, directors, and others often seen in co-ops were seen here for over three thousand minutes.

065 July - August - 1996 January 9, 2004

Myths die hard, and so do member discounts.

063 March - April - 1996 January 9, 2004

Themes linking this edition's feature co-op and the results
from our annual survey:

065 July - August - 1996 January 9, 2004

 

066 September - October - 1996 January 9, 2004

At the Consumer Cooperative Management Association (CCMA) conference held in May, the theme was "two-stepping between evolution and extinction" -- highlighting food co-ops' need to

071 July - August - 1997 January 9, 2004