Food Co-ops in the News

News from around the world about food co-ops.

CGN News

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We are pleased to announce that Renaissance Community Co-op has been chosen as the FCI Startup of the Year and will accept their award in person at CCMA on Friday, June 10th.

May 29, 2016
Fresh from local farm fields to local tables
May 20, 2016

A shared desire for better access to local foods has sparked a push to establish a food cooperative in Grand Rapids.


May 13, 2016

The Ideal Green Market Co-op has taken another step in its development by hiring Brenda Myers of Pequot Lakes as its first general manager.

May 9, 2016

The Isla Vista Food Co-op recently reached a $59,251 fundraising goal for solar panels and will begin construction within the next month.

May 9, 2016

The board of directors and general manager of Bloomington Cooperative Services announced Tuesday night that the co-op will close its Elm Heights location in May 2016.

April 28, 2016

Originally published April 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm Updated April 25, 2016 at 4:44 pm SEATTLE TIMES

April 26, 2016

You're invited to the 6th Annual Cooperative Development Foundation Cooperative Issues Forum

Sponsored by the Ralph K. Morris Foundation

April 25, 2016

CGN Members are eligible for a 5% discount when registering for CCMA before May 1st, 2016

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

The Organic Valley Principle Six Fund recently announced its first loans, approving financing for Lexington Cooperative Market, Linden Hills Co-op, and Di

March 30, 2016

. The Awards recognize food cooperatives and members of the food cooperative community in the following areas:  

Cooperative Excellence

March 25, 2016

by the editorial staff of the Free-Lance Star

March 16, 2016

March 20, 2016
Created on Monday, 29 February 2016 19:55 – by Morgan Vaudrien
March 20, 2016

A growing number of cities are investing in co-ops to keep money local and neighborhoods affordable.

March 1, 2016

Don't miss out on all the great networking and valuable content planned for you and your peers from June 9 – 11 at the 

February 24, 2016
February 19, 2016

Manchester Food Co-op plans to move into Harvest Market site in 2016.

by Carol Robidoux on Jan 18, 2016 06:50 pm Manchester

January 30, 2016

By Oscar Perry Abello | January 26, 2016

Next City

January 29, 2016

NCBA CLUSA is pleased to announce that Shirley Sherrod and Nick Buettner will each present keynote addresses at the 2016 Consumer Cooperative Management Association (CCMA) Conference at the Univers

January 22, 2016