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Professor Jessica Gordon-Nembhard has been a scholar of cooperative economics for some time, but she was nonetheless surprised when the National Cooperative Business Association made the decision t

July 4, 2016

"The Study of a Sustainable Food Future" is the theme of Organicology 2019, taking place February 14-16, 2019 at the Hilton Downtown Portland. 

February 13, 2019
February 21, 2017

For Karen Smith, the hardest part about getting her vision for a Hillsboro Food Cooperative off the ground is convincing people it's worth the investment.

July 15, 2016

Mike Youngquist, general manager of The Co-op Farm & Garden in Sequim announces that the store had another year of growth in 2015.

July 22, 2016

The ICA has published Guidance Notes to the International Cooperative Values and Principles, as part of its stewardship of the Statement on the Co-operative Identity. 

November 18, 2015

CLINTON, Maine — Magic Molly is a vibrantly blue fingerling potato, beloved among farmers and gardeners around these parts for its taste, vigor, hardiness in northern climes and ir

April 6, 2017

When Sharon Murphy was cleaning out the tiny produce display at a former Whole Foods Co-op location in 1993, she found a sign that today might seem shocking: organic tomatoes, $10.99 a pound.

October 20, 2016

By Oscar Perry Abello | January 26, 2016

Next City

January 29, 2016

More than 80% of those surveyed by California-based food consultant Mattson say they prefer the term “plant-based” to “vegan” when describing a diet that

May 1, 2018

Schenectady, NY, co-op group wants to bring natural food market to city's downtown

January 3, 2017

The Ideal Green Market Co-op has taken another step in its development by hiring Brenda Myers of Pequot Lakes as its first general manager.

May 9, 2016

As groceries move out of the city’s urban neighborhoods, residents sometimes are left w

November 5, 2018

Patience and momentum don’t go together very well when the objective is clear and progress is being made, but the timetabl

February 1, 2017

Friday is a very special day for one of the most successful independent food retailers in Canada.

July 8, 2016

When the James Beard Awards semi-finalists list dropped last week, it included several names Madison diners are well familiar with.

February 27, 2017

BROOKS, Maine — If the word “co-op” make you think hazily of the 1970s, Birkenstock sandals and bulk containers of carob, think again.

July 15, 2016

By Grace Webb,  from the Radish,

April 24, 2015

LOGAN SQUARE — The Dill Pickle Food Co-op's plans to move into a new, much larger home on Milwaukee Avenue have been delayed.

July 23, 2016

What do co-ops have to do with Back to the Future?

November 19, 2015