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141 March - April - 2009 March 3, 2009

Highly recommended: “Dear Mr. Next Presi­dent,” an excellent review of the need to transition to local and organic ­agriculture, written by Michael Pollan, which ­appeared in the Oct.

139 November - December - 2008 December 8, 2008

The special focus of Howard Bowers Day 2008: education and training needs of new and expanding food co-ops.

139 November - December - 2008 December 8, 2008
138 September - October - 2008 November 13, 2008

Cooperative Grocer readers responded to our recent online survey and provided interesting profiles and helpful comments.

136 may - june - 2008 June 2, 2008

The Cooperative Development Foundation (CDF) thanks cooperatives and co-op members for their generosity this year in contributing to both the Howard Bowers Fund for Consum

135 March - April - 2008 April 24, 2008

In 1997, a group of retail food cooperative leaders got together to build the framework for an online, member-based resource to support the growth and development of food co-ops nationwide.

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 February 11, 2008

In May the Blooming Prairie Foundation announced its 2007 list of awards to organizations focused on increasing cooperative initiatives and organic/sustainable agriculture for local producers, cons

131 July - August - 2007 July 17, 2007

One hundred fifty enthusiastic community members arrived with shovels in hand on May 17 to join in the celebratory groundbreaking for the Northampton, Mass., new locally grown food co-op.

131 July - August - 2007 July 17, 2007

Cooperative Grocer: Jack, you've worked with a number of co-ops, of various types. What are some of the common problems in produce?

009 February - March - 1987 January 9, 2004

[Shady DeJong and Kathleen Campbell from La Montanita Food Co-op contributed the following report.]

035 July - August - 1991 January 9, 2004

"Prospects look pretty good for the co-op"

Weaver Street Market

053 July - August - 1994 January 9, 2004

Cass Corridor Co-op, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary in the summer of 2002, relocated in late September after many years in a small, rented facility with 1,700 retail square feet.

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004

Cooperative Grocers Associations: 2003 Reports

106 May - June - 2003 January 7, 2004

CG -- First Alternative

109 November - December - 2003 December 2, 2003