134 Jan - Feb - 2008

Issue Number: 
134
Issue Months: 
Jan - Feb
Issue Year: 
2 008

Issue's Articles

Title Issue Date

Should your cooperative consider patronage dividends to owners? If you are already issuing patronage dividends, is your cooperative following the rules?

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 July 14, 2009

Food co-ops expanding from one to two stores must navigate a challenging and perilous course.

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009

Operators of factory-farm facilities claiming to be organic are feeling the heat from USDA enforcement actions.

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009

A perfect storm may be brewing. Dangerous pathogens are evolving quickly.

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009

Held in Austin, Texas on October 24–26, the 2007 Marketing Matters Conference gave cooperators a chance to focus on marketing topics and strategies for the advancement of our stores.

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009

Walking down the rows of raised beds, blanketed now with cover crops and a light morning frost, it’s hard to believe that just a few weeks earlier the Weavers Way Farm was bustling with volunteers

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009

Listen up! Year 2008 is going to be a difficult one, for reasons I have touched on in recent editions.

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009

In Minneapolis, within a period of a few weeks, North Country Co-op announced that it would be closing up shop after 37 years, while Seward Co-op-born in the same early 1970s era-held a groundbreak

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009

This past October I participated in the biennial General Assembly of the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) in Singapore, followed by a tour of coffee and micro-fina

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009

This article has charts and tables that are
available here in pdf form

134 Jan - Feb - 2008 January 19, 2009

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