118 May - June - 2005

Issue Number: 
118
Issue Months: 
May - June
Issue Year: 
2 005

Issue's Articles

Title Issue Date

Like many co-ops of the 1970s, the Community Food Co-op in Bellingham, Washington, began as a small natural-foods store, idealism fueling its birth and early growth.

118 May - June - 2005 January 21, 2009

In 1972, when Good Foods Co-op incorporated as a nonprofit Kentucky corporation, the Kentucky statutes mentioned only farm cooperatives.

118 May - June - 2005 January 21, 2009

Viroqua is an agricultural community with a population of 4,300, set in the unique landscape of southwestern Wisconsin.

118 May - June - 2005 January 21, 2009

The Harvey v.

118 May - June - 2005 January 21, 2009

A well-known joke warns, “If you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there!” If a cooperative does not have its purpose clearly identified and well supported in practice, that purpose

118 May - June - 2005 January 21, 2009

There is nothing like change to make a financially sound, managerially strong, three-decade-old business feel like a tyro. Just ask at Williamson Street Grocery Co-op in Madison, Wisconsin.

118 May - June - 2005 January 21, 2009

The National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) held its first annual member General Assembly at Callaway Gardens south of Atlanta this past February.

118 May - June - 2005 January 21, 2009

In a remote area of Peru, where the far western reaches of the Amazon jungle wash up against the eastern slopes of the Andes, lies the isolated and poor, but beautiful and fertile, Rio Apurímac Val

118 May - June - 2005 January 21, 2009

The Blooming Prairie Cooperative Warehouse closed its books with a final distribution of monies to the membership at the end of March 2005—more than two and a half years after the sale of the wareh

118 May - June - 2005 January 21, 2009

Delis with a labor problem aren’t hard to come by. Newer teams guzzle labor dollars while struggling to achieve a learning curve and a critical mass of cooperation.

118 May - June - 2005 January 21, 2009

The “Harvey lawsuit” is first legal test of the National Organic Program (NOP). This article is intended as an editorial.

118 May - June - 2005 January 21, 2009

Two years ago, in the May–June 2003 issue of Cooperative Grocer, readers got an inside look at the Point of Sale (POS) system that has become known as IS4C: Integrated System for Co-ops.

118 May - June - 2005 June 6, 2005

Alexis de Tocqueville, in the first half of the 19th century, visited our still-wet-behind-the-ears nation and penned his famous treatise Democracy in America.

118 May - June - 2005 June 6, 2005