145 November - December - 2009

Issue Number: 
145
Issue Months: 
November - December
Issue Year: 
2 009

Issue's Articles

Title Issue Date

These may actually be good circumstances for cooperatives.

145 November - December - 2009 January 5, 2010

All merchants, including consumer cooperatives, must and should meet the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) if they wish to a

145 November - December - 2009 November 19, 2009

Along with new members of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), the National Cooperative Grocers Association and its partners in the National Organic Coalition (

145 November - December - 2009 November 19, 2009

The Davis (Calif.) Food Co-op has long held a strategy of winning by becoming the “authority on everything.” We’ve spent literally years cultivating that strategy, answering countless peculiar phon

145 November - December - 2009 November 19, 2009

In the fall of 2007, an envelope landed on my desk at Common Ground Food Co-op (Champaign-Urbana, Ill.).

145 November - December - 2009 November 19, 2009

Along with new members of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), the National Cooperative Grocers Association and its partners in the National Organic Coalition (

145 November - December - 2009 November 19, 2009

“A vital question, a creative question, rivets our attention. All the creative power of our minds is focused on the question. Knowledge emerges in response to these compelling questions.

145 November - December - 2009 November 19, 2009

Once upon a time in Burlington, Vt., on the shores of Lake Champlain, the downtown grocery store went belly up.

145 November - December - 2009 November 19, 2009

Food co-ops play a pivotal role in nearly every local foods initiative I work with; they have been doing so for 40 years.

145 November - December - 2009 November 19, 2009

Workplace democracy and worker-owned cooperatives are strongly recommended in Michael Moore’s latest documentary, “Capitalism: A Love Story.” One such business, Alvarado Street Bakery, is highlight

145 November - December - 2009 November 19, 2009

In September, the cause of extending organic certification standards to personal care items—soaps, lotions, and the like—got a significant boost from the Certification, Accreditation, and Complianc

145 November - December - 2009 November 18, 2009