158 January - February - 2012

Issue Number: 
158
Issue Months: 
Jan. - Feb.
Issue Year: 
2 012

Issue's Articles

Title Issue Date

When many retail food cooperatives were formed in the 1970s, the distinctions among worker cooperatives, consumer cooperatives and not-for-profit corporations were not considered to be barriers to

158 January - February - 2012 January 18, 2012

Food has an amazing way of bringing people together. We all relate to the fact that we need to eat, every day.

158 January - February - 2012 January 18, 2012

In a small, rural community in the Upper Peninsula (U.P.) of Michigan, a vibrant cooperative grocery store is proving to be a growing local economic player.

158 January - February - 2012 January 18, 2012

Summary: our previous article was on the balance sheet, and after our review below of the income statement, a subsequent installment will cover internal controls and cash management.

158 January - February - 2012 January 18, 2012

One of the issues that faces startup co-ops is how best to use their oftentimes limited resources to get the most impact in equity, publicity, and community support.

158 January - February - 2012 January 18, 2012

While most New Orleanians wouldn’t call themselves foodies, they are known for their love of food. "Makin’ groceries" is a traditional term used for food shopping in New Orleans.

158 January - February - 2012 January 18, 2012

Happy International Year of Cooperatives! 

158 January - February - 2012 January 18, 2012

When the president of the United Nations General Assembly invited Dame Pauline Green to come to the iconic green marble podium, a billion proud cooperators walked with her.

158 January - February - 2012 January 18, 2012

Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World." The International Year of Cooperatives is underway, after being officially launched in late October at the United Nations.

158 January - February - 2012 January 18, 2012

The Occupy movement in the U.S. (there also are international manifestations) is one of the more encouraging recent developments in the present political environment.

158 January - February - 2012 January 18, 2012