116 January - February - 2005

Issue Number: 
116
Issue Months: 
January - February
Issue Year: 
2 005

Issue's Articles

Title Issue Date

Food co-ops banded together to form the Cooperative Grocers’ Information Network (CGIN) in 1997.

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

Mastering strategy is absolutely key for a manager.

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

If you are like most produce managers, you are always looking for ways to make the best use of your marketing efforts and increase your daily sales.

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

In his booklet Three Strategic Concepts for the Guidance of Cooperatives, Brett Fairbairn urges co-ops to place our relationship with co-op members at the center of our thinking and activiti

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

Kootenay Country Co-op is a 29-year-old cooperative operating in Nelson, British Columbia. We have been enjoying several years of financial stability and membership growth.

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

I recently had an opportunity to represent food co-ops at a forum for Social Justice in Agriculture, along with representatives from organizations representing farm workers, fair-trade initiatives,

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

The Swarthmore Co-op started in a garage in 1937, founded by local residents in search of less expensive and fresher food. The membership fee was $5, which remained in effect until December 2002.

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

People’s Food Co-op in La Crosse, Wis., started laying the groundwork for expansion years ago.

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

I briefly interviewed Don McLemore in late November, two months after his hiring as the CEO of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA).

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

In their efforts to grow and govern democratic businesses, food co-op boards of directors need to look both inward and outward.

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

On Saturday, November 13, 2004, Bloomingfoods Market and Deli and its Encore Café helped cater a fundraising reception for The Kinsey Institute, celebrating the premiere of the Fox Searchlight film

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

You’ve been working on this project for more than two years.

116 January - February - 2005 January 21, 2009

As businesses providing ready-to-eat foods, co-ops should be taking precautions to ensure that we are not contributing to the statistics on food-borne illness.

116 January - February - 2005 February 24, 2005