127 November - December - 2006

Issue Number: 
127
Issue Months: 
November - December
Issue Year: 
2 006

Issue's Articles

Title Issue Date

Some people thought we were crazy to go from a 4,000-square-foot store to an 18,000-square-foot store. It definitely took a lot of courage from all levels of our organization.

127 November - December - 2006 January 20, 2009

The face of Britain’s consumer cooperatives has changed dramatically over the past decade. A once shrinking sector is on the move.

127 November - December - 2006 January 20, 2009

Our National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) had much to celebrate at its General Assembly in Austin, Texas, this September.

127 November - December - 2006 January 20, 2009

Is your cooperative selling local salad greens and prominently telling people about it?

127 November - December - 2006 January 20, 2009

One of Neighborhood Co-op’s board members recently said, “We’ve achieved the co-op in 2010 in 2006!” With this curious statement he was referring to the result of a “Future-Back” planning process t

127 November - December - 2006 January 20, 2009

How can food co-ops in North America achieve greater alignment and forge a common identity? One way is by learning from co-op movements in the rest of the world.

127 November - December - 2006 January 20, 2009

Organic food is still growing at a remarkable clip, especially now that this “pure product” has made the leap from food co-ops to megastores like Wal-Mart, which is infamous for driving down wholes

127 November - December - 2006 January 20, 2009

Food co-op members know how important it is to “source” a product.

127 November - December - 2006 January 20, 2009

The big news this fall is spinach, salad mixes and E. coli. Retailers of organic products will need to be able to address this issue.

127 November - December - 2006 January 20, 2009

Thanks to the wonders of anesthesia, a trip to the dentist’s office to have a cavity filled is no longer a painful experience, but it is still anything but pleasant.

127 November - December - 2006 December 29, 2006

The Community Food Co-op (CFC) in Bozeman, Montana, with an active membership of over 19,000, is 27 years old.

127 November - December - 2006 December 29, 2006

Domestic or international? One of my most lasting memories from my visit with the Federation of Southern Cooperatives in Georgia last summer was a profound sense of commonality.

127 November - December - 2006 December 29, 2006

In recent years, the international Fair Trade movement has gained momentum, reaching more producers, traders and consumers with its message of fairness and equity in global trade.

127 November - December - 2006 November 29, 2006

In early October, the mayor of Lincoln, Neb., Coleen Seng, and Open Harvest Cooperative Grocery announced that the cooperative and the city parks and recreation department had received a federal gr

127 November - December - 2006 November 29, 2006