Food Co-ops in the News

News from around the world about food co-ops.

CGN News

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GREENSBORO, NC — The Renaissance Community Cooperative, the community-owned grocery store heralded as salvation for one of

January 12, 2019
January 11, 2019

The CCMA 2019 theme, Cooperative Tapestry: Fostering Democracy and Equity in Our Communities, recognizes the influence of the textile industry on North Carolina’s economy and on th

January 8, 2019

January 4, 2019

When Kokua Market, the natural foods emporium on King Street, was founded nearly 50 years ago as a nonprofit organization, it had a clear vision: not just to sell organic produce and exotic whole g

January 4, 2019

Damon Lawrence remembers the

January 3, 2019

Starting January 2, 2019,  the staff at MANNA Food Co-op in Detroit Lakes is ready to begin taking orders for their latest offering — Local Eats, a meal kit service featuring

January 2, 2019

"Oh … my … God! Thank you!" exclaimed a teary-eyed Donna Raibley when Rebecca Torpie handed her a check for $14,130.37.

December 20, 2018

The pioneering market often lends expertise (and money) to smaller worker-owned facilities.

December 17, 2018

The Viroqua Food Co-op celebrated the completion of its expansion project by hosting a grand reopening ribbon cutting, Thursday, Nov. 8.

November 16, 2018

In Detroit, residents of the city’s North End neighborhood are organizing a co-op as part of a larger community development project that will include a health food café, an incubator kitchen, and p

November 16, 2018

While big, locally owned grocery stores have largely disappeared in Bellingham, Adrienne Renz is making sure that doesn’t happen to the Community Food Co-op.

November 10, 2018

Throughout September and October, the South Philly Food Co-op established a goal to welcome 60 new member-owners in order to hit the 1,000-member mark and ra

November 10, 2018

Meet Joey Haynes of Prairie Roots Food Co-op – 1213 Northern Pacific Ave Suite 100, Fargo

About Prairie Roots Food Co-op

November 10, 2018

The Hodge Family of Echo Farm Puddings produces premium puddings on their 70 cow dairy farm in Hinsdale, NH. Most of their puddings are named after a favorite bovine.

November 10, 2018

Cooperative biz models aren’t new in Philadelphia, but lately, they’ve been getting a bit more top-down support.

November 10, 2018

Say the word “co-op” and you might conjure images of hippie health food stores and 1960s-era communal housing arrangements.

November 9, 2018

In the late ’60s and early ’70s, after years of packaged foods, canned soups and TV dinners, the concept of “natural food” began to take hold.

November 7, 2018

In November 2003, the Oklahoma Food Cooperative made its first delivery. Now, 15 years later, the organization is shutting down.

November 4, 2018

November 4, 2018