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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

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

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

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

To the Editor and George Southworth,

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004
Press conference at Farm Aid 2002
Press conference: Speakers included Kim See
103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

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

101 July - August - 2002 January 7, 2004
Wanted: 25 million grassroots advocates for just and sustainable food systems.

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102 September - October - 2002 January 7, 2004

As we go to press, citizens across the country are calling their Senators and feverishly writing letters to the editor.

099 March - April - 2002 January 7, 2004

As we go to press, members of the House and Senate Farm Bill Conference Committee are about to meet to reconcile the differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill.

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004

Better co-op stores and stronger regional and national co-op associations are gratifying results based on years of groundwork.

099 March - April - 2002 January 7, 2004

Following up the previous edition's report on Frontier Natural Products Co-op, interim CEO Andy Pauley wrote:

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

Most often the pages of Cooperative Grocer bring us tales of expansion and relocation projects, or new and innovative cooperative projects undertaken by some of our industry's adventurers.

099 March - April - 2002 January 7, 2004

What are customers looking for in a hot foods program, and what competitive advantages do you have in the world of meal solutions?

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004

This is the second annual Cooperative Grocer Human Resources (HR) Survey report.

100 May - June - 2002 January 7, 2004

One co-op begins and another closes. One door opens and another shuts. The recent fates of retail as well as wholesale food cooperatives reflect common lessons.

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

Editor's note: Information below is taken from the English-language newsletter of the Japanese Consumers' Co-operative Union (JCCU); their website is loc

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

We're pleased and excited to announce that at its October 20 meeting the board of directors of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) approved the ac

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

Kootenay Country Store Cooperative is the heart of Nelson, British Columbia.

103 November - December - 2002 January 7, 2004

098 January - February - 2002 January 7, 2004