151 November - December 2010

Issue Number: 
151
Issue Months: 
November December
Issue Year: 
2 010

Issue's Articles

Title Issue Date

The Uniform Limited Cooperative Association Act (which I'll refer to as the ULCAA or the Act) is a "model" statute proposed for adoption in the individual states.

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St. Peter Food Co-op in Minnesota ­reincorporated under Minn. 308b ­statutes, one of the first state limited cooperative associations (LCA) options, in 2007.

151 November - December 2010 December 8, 2010

The Uniform Limited Cooperation Association Act (UCLAA) and a variety of state statutes have provided new financing flexibility for organizers of food cooperatives.

151 November - December 2010 December 8, 2010

Since 2001, new cooperative laws have been adopted in five states—Wyoming, Tennessee, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin—and introduced in the Nebraska state legislature.

151 November - December 2010 December 8, 2010

Securing adequate capital from members as well as external sources is a primary ­cooperative challenge.

151 November - December 2010 December 8, 2010

In my work with department managers,

151 November - December 2010 December 8, 2010

Farm Aid's 25th anniversary concert was held on Oct. 2 in Milwaukee, Wis. It was a celebration of music and of the devotion of the organization to family farmers.

151 November - December 2010 December 8, 2010

Since the beginnings of the movement, co-ops have been catalysts for the transformation of economies around them.

151 November - December 2010 December 8, 2010

When I woke up that fateful morning, I had first-day-on-the-job jitters. However, I was excited about my new job and eager to get started.

151 November - December 2010 December 8, 2010

In 2009, in response to member interest and needs, the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) launched two new training programs, one geared towards co-op general managers and one geared t

151 November - December 2010 December 8, 2010

I remember learning balance sheet basics at some of my earliest co-op meetings. "A = L + C" was written for all to see, then explained again and again: Assets = Liabilities + Capital.

151 November - December 2010 December 8, 2010