162 September-October 2012

Issue Number: 
162
Issue Months: 
September-October
Issue Year: 
2 012

Issue's Articles

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Food co-ops are experts at doing things the hard way. We are grassroots organizations—it comes with the territory.

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Wheatsville Co-op, established in 1976, has become a mainstay of the local business scene in Austin, Texas.

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In the summer of 2011, I was contemplating the daunting task of how to gather and recognize what would soon be 30 years of history for Tidal Creek Cooperative Food Market in Wilmington, N.C.

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What point-of-sale (POS) system does your co-op use, and how well does it work for you?” “Should we be recording cost of product in our POS system?” “How do you create a sale sign from your POS sys

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As we go about our work of assessing organizational structures and conducting employee surveys in food co-ops, we frequently encounter an ongoing struggle between the marketing department (or lone

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Would house parties work for established co-ops to engage their members?” The question surprised me.

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The International Year of Cooperatives is in its final months, and National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) and its member and associate co-ops continue to celebrate all of the ways that foo

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In honor of the United Nations International Year of Cooperatives, cooperative organizations in Great Britain, the United States, and Canada have sponsored publication of a new edition of Weave

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The Domestic Fair Trade Association (www.dfta.org) annual meeting brings together stakeholders from across the food and agriculture systems.

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A fascinating and detailed look at the impact of food co-ops has just been released by the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA).

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With a boost from the International Year of Cooperatives, the potential of cooperatives in addressing critical social and economic needs is gaining recognition—although perhaps not as rapidly as th

162 September-October 2012 September 25, 2012

With a boost from the International Year of Cooperatives, the potential of cooperatives in addressing critical social and economic needs is gaining recognition—although perhaps not as rapidly as th

162 September-October 2012 September 25, 2012