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The Man. The Myth. The Grocer. The iconic Blues Brothers-ish image of Howard Bowers was fiercely evident during this year’s CCMA conference.

179 July-August 2015 September 3, 2015

Eleven new food co-ops have opened since we reported last year, and as always, it’s a diverse group.

179 July-August 2015 September 3, 2015

Food cooperatives have a special relationship with their owners and customers, but even the best relationships need to be continually nurtured and cultivated.

179 July-August 2015 September 3, 2015

To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic.

179 July-August 2015 September 3, 2015

Cooperative grocery stores across the country are making efforts to integrate their cooperatives across race and class. How did they get into this work? What are they doing?

179 July-August 2015 September 4, 2015

How will food co-ops differentiate themselves? How will they become more inclusive?

179 July-August 2015 September 3, 2015

The market outlook for cooperatives specializing in organic, fresh, and local is more challenging than at any time in the past few decades.

179 July-August 2015 September 3, 2015

Cooperative Grocer Network (CGN) has always been about connection and engagement.

179 July-August 2015 September 3, 2015

Retail food co-ops have a vested interest in the continued success of organics.

179 July-August 2015 September 3, 2015

Ten years ago, something shifted.

177 March-April 2015 May 27, 2015

Almost every cooperative retail grocery is feeling increased competition in its community.

177 March-April 2015 May 27, 2015

In many co-ops, the manager and board of directors function effectively as a leadership team.

177 March-April 2015 May 27, 2015
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Food co-ops have a unique story to tell.

177 March-April 2015 May 18, 2015

Food co-ops today operate with both increased competition and increased collaboration.

177 March-April 2015 May 27, 2015

Last fall, National Co+op Grocers (NCG) officially launched, through its Development Co+operative, the NCG DC Loan Fund.

177 March-April 2015 May 27, 2015

Wendell Berry once wrote that the definition of community is “the mental and spiritual condition of knowing that the place is shared, and that the people who share the place define and l

177 March-April 2015 May 27, 2015

Despite a very competitive market, new food co-ops continue to surge, with several new co-ops opening each year.

178 May-June 2015 May 27, 2015

National Co+op Grocers (NCG) has been focusing attention on the WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) program while the federal legislation that governs the program, the Child

178 May-June 2015 May 27, 2015

Six years ago, the Up and Coming, Up and Running (UCUR) conference debuted with the goal of providing training and networking opportunities for startups and new co-ops in the region.

178 May-June 2015 May 27, 2015

Up north of the 49th parallel, a great wave of co-operative development is transforming the food system. Like the United States, Canada has a food system in grave need of healing.

178 May-June 2015 May 27, 2015