147 March - April - 2010

Issue Number: 
147
Issue Months: 
March - April
Issue Year: 
2 010

Issue's Articles

Title Issue Date

Ten years ago, the Community Food Co-op (Bellingham, Wash.) initiated the Farm Fund, through which a portion of the co-op’s donation budget goes directly to specific farm projects.

147 March - April - 2010 March 22, 2010

Cooking and wellness classes. Taste fairs. Farm and field days. Store tours for local schoolchildren. All are familiar and important outreach tools for food co-ops.

147 March - April - 2010 March 22, 2010

As shown again in this issue, food co-ops operate in the crosscurrents of dynamic local revival and deep national problems: Slow Food and junk food. Slow Money and accelerating debt.

147 March - April - 2010 March 22, 2010

Recent Farm Bills have established programs that provide financial assistance for organic folks, and there also are helpful services that are partly funded by United States Department of Agricultur

147 March - April - 2010 March 22, 2010

A major project over the last four years at Seward Co-op, in Minneapolis, Minn., has been its Scorecard.

147 March - April - 2010 March 22, 2010

Many local cooperatives, as well as the International Cooperative Alliance, have organized donation drives for Haiti relief.

147 March - April - 2010 March 22, 2010

If you are a produce manager, you wear many hats: stocker, scheduler, buyer, counselor, margin manager.

147 March - April - 2010 March 22, 2010

Weaver Street Market is the Southeast’s largest cooperatively owned grocery, with over 14,000 consumer and worker owners. It opened its first location in Carrboro, N.C. in June 1988.

147 March - April - 2010 March 22, 2010

The importance of rebuilding local and regional food systems has, thankfully, become mainstream; and co-ops are right where they should be—smack dab in the middle of it.

147 March - April - 2010 March 22, 2010

Once a year or so, I have been writing about the work of Food Co-op 500 and the newly forming co-ops that we support.

147 March - April - 2010 March 22, 2010