160 May - June - 2012

Issue Number: 
160
Issue Months: 
May-June
Issue Year: 
2 012

Issue's Articles

Title Issue Date

You know the feeling: you walk into your first meeting, you don’t know anyone, you’re not sure what to say or do, and everyone but you seems to know what’s going on.

160 May - June - 2012 June 4, 2012

On a bright, beautiful February day in Putney, Vt., members of the Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA) gathered at the Putney School’s Calder Hall.

160 May - June - 2012 June 4, 2012

We were lucky to be invited by Wendy Holm, a Canadian agronomist, to attend a conference on cooperative development in Cuba.

160 May - June - 2012 June 4, 2012

The third annual "Up and Coming, Up and Running" food co-op startup conference took place in Bloomington, Ind., on March 8–10, 2012.

160 May - June - 2012 June 4, 2012

SLICE: Strengthening Local Independent Co-ops Everywhere, is an annual conference and organizing project in the Puget Sound region of Washington State.

160 May - June - 2012 June 4, 2012

When working with Outpost Co-op managers on a particularly sticky employee issue, I often hear, "I’m glad I don’t have your job!" Although I may think the same thing of someone else’s job, the fact

160 May - June - 2012 June 4, 2012

"Time management is the act or process of planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities, especially to increase efficiency or productivity.

160 May - June - 2012 June 4, 2012

Try to define "buying club." Is it a food co-op without a storefront? A stepping stone to a future retail store? A group effort to buy food as cheaply as possible?

160 May - June - 2012 June 4, 2012

The Howard Bowers Fund was established to honor Howard Bowers, who dedicated his life to the consumer co-op movement.

160 May - June - 2012 June 4, 2012

The International Year of Cooperatives continues to remind us that cooperatives are a global movement of great impact and even greater potential.

160 May - June - 2012 June 4, 2012