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This spring Congress passed the 2002 Farm Bill, signed by the President on May 13th.

101 July - August - 2002 January 7, 2004
Press conference at Farm Aid 2002
Press conference: Speakers included Kim See
103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

To the Editor and George Southworth,

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004

Natural food co-operatives in Eastern Canada are facing many of the same opportunities and problems as their counterparts in the US.

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

More and more stores are adding deli grab and go programs, hoping to grow sales and reduce service labor expenses. Stories abound of prepared foods departments doubling their sales.

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

Membership is at the heart of cooperation. Cooperative membership is the driving force for an alternative economic system predicated upon user ownership and benefit.

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

Many food co-ops established in the 1970s have come of age today, expanding their retail space, revitalizing their identity as cooperatives, and proving that co-ops can continue to thrive in an inc

099 March - April - 2002 January 7, 2004

Food co-op trends reached a remarkable turning point this summer in scenarios that accelerated the decline of cooperatively owned distributors and underscored the crucial role that boards of direct

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004

The Cooperative Grocers Information Network -- CGIN -- held its fifth annual meeting at the June CCMA conference this year. For those of you who were unable to join us, highlights included:

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

Fifteen years of pushing for a federal organic law came to fruition on October 21, 2002 when the USDA's Final Rule on Organics went into effect.

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

Cass Corridor Co-op, which will celebrate its 30th anniversary in the summer of 2002, relocated in late September after many years in a small, rented facility with 1,700 retail square feet.

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004

News of the proposed acquisition of Blooming Prairie Cooperative Warehouse by United Natural Foods, Inc. has evoked many different reactions throughout the food co-op community.

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

On September 28, members of Blooming Prairie Cooperative Warehouse voted approval, by 62 percent of the members and 73 percent of the votes, of a proposal from the board of directors to sell the co

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004
Have you read the latest news stories on food bioterrorism in the US and around the world?

Tali

099 March - April - 2002 January 7, 2004

The fall 2000 merger of twenty-eight of Atlantic Canada's independent co-operative societies, with thirty-three stores and mounting losses, was a shotgun wedding.

101 July - August - 2002 January 7, 2004

My recent trip to Austin for the Organic Trade Association's "All Things Organic" event brought the issue of organic aquaculture back into focus.

102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

The Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA") prohibits discrimination in the workplace based on disabilities (physical or mental).

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004