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Among the best results of the recent election is the abandonment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) treaty, which was an attempt to extend international corporate power and undermine democratic

Endcap Articles November 18, 2016

Nearly 3,000 cooperators from more than 100 countries met in Quebec on October 11-13 at a third global cooperative Summit.

Endcap Articles October 26, 2016

In The Cooperative Society: The Next Stage of Human History, authors E.G. Nadeau and his son Luc Nadeau suggest that conditions are ripe for a transformation to a more cooperative world.

Endcap Articles October 26, 2016

Why has the food movement accomplished so little against Big Food in various campaigns to regulate and restrict the damage to the health of humans, animals, soil, and water by a system dominated by

Endcap Articles October 5, 2016

Plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture won a temporary victory on September 8 when a federal judge denied a USDA request to dismiss their case.

Endcap Articles September 12, 2016

Outstanding food co-ops and co-op leaders were awarded recognition at the June 2016 CCMA (Consumer Cooperative Management Association) conference in Amherst, Mass.

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Hurrah for North Dakota voters, who on June 14 voted in a statewide referendum on the issue of whether non-family corporations could buy up farmland in their state.

Endcap Articles June 18, 2016
It had never occurred to Donna Williams, a former Manhattan investment banker with an MBA from Columbia University, that her professional trajectory mig
Endcap Articles June 5, 2016

Small towns face formidable challenges in retaining grocery stores, and their communities suffer and decline when the last local food store closes.Yet replacing unprofitable small stores with a co-

Endcap Articles May 31, 2016

The Food and Drug Administration just announced new food label requirements that will for the first time show the “added sugars” found in the majority of all grocery items—including those at natura

Endcap Articles May 22, 2016

“A farm is virtually a living organism. The tragedy of our time is that cultural philosophies and market realities are squeezing life’s vitality out of most farms.” ― Joel Salatin

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Cuba’s ongoing advances in both urban agriculture and cooperative formation are now more open to visitors and shared knowledge.

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Cuba’s ongoing advances in both urban agriculture and cooperative formation are now more open to visitors and shared knowledge.

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The newest (2016) version of a very informative chart, “Who Owns Organics,” has been made available by its author, Dr.

Endcap Articles February 5, 2016
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The newest (2016) version of a very informative chart, “Who Owns Organics,” has been made available by its author, Dr.

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A discussion on how to govern co-ops effectively, especially large ones, has been recharged by the recent closure of Co-op Atlantic.

Endcap Articles January 20, 2016

Food co-ops are hardly the only ones experiencing greater competitive pressures.

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Food co-ops are hardly the only ones experiencing greater competitive pressures.

Endcap Articles December 7, 2015

The Cooperative Foundation board of directors recently announced an additional $25,000 in grants for cooperative development (listed below)—bringing its 2015 grants awarded to nearly $90,000.

Endcap Articles December 1, 2015

The Fall 2015 issue of The LEADer, Dealing with a Downturn, is available at the

Endcap Articles October 6, 2015