Food Co-ops in the News

News from around the world about food co-ops.

CGN News

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Bruce Bacon, age 76, died in early October, 2017, at home on the more than 100-year-old family farm in Ramsey, MN, where he had lived since 1970.

November 5, 2017

There’s still time to register for the Third Annual Small and Strong Conference.

November 3, 2017
Dorsey & Whitney is hosting a Food Risk Summit on November 30, 2017 at their office at 50 South Sixth Street, Suite 1500, Minneapolis, MN 55402. 
November 1, 2017

On Friday, October 20, 2017, the 

November 1, 2017

The Internet is slipping out of ordinary users’ control. Internet technologies are transforming our workplaces, relationships, and societies.

September 18, 2017
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(Washington, D.C.)—The Cooperative Development Foundation is raising funds to assist cooperative businesses damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

September 7, 2017

CCMA 2018 will take place in Portland, Oregon, from May 31 to June 2, 2018. Save the date for this national food co-op event.

As an attendee, here’s what you can expect:

September 7, 2017

The Board of Directors is excited to announce that a new General Manager has been hired for Boise Co-op!

July 19, 2017

An established food journalist is hoping to begin work on a book that will tell the story of retail food co-ops.

July 19, 2017

It’s been eight years since residents of the Allied/Dunn’s Marsh neighborhood have had a full-service grocery store within a mile of their homes.

July 6, 2017

The Fredericksburg Food Co-op now has 450 members and you could be number 451 for free.

July 6, 2017

The March 2017 Up & Coming food co-op conference featured larger-than-ever attendance and a training program of increased depth and breadth.

June 23, 2017

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June 23, 2017

Like any 40-year-old business, Willy Street Co-op has seen its fair share of changes.

June 23, 2017

After five years of meeting, planning, surveying and organizing, the Viroqua Food Co-op is officially launching a Capital Investment Campaign.

June 22, 2017

The deadline to register for CCMA 2017 is May 31, 2017.

May 23, 2017

Hello members and friends of Cooperative Grocer Network!

May 16, 2017

We are very pleased to announce the CCMA 2017 co-op tours! Our Host Committee has put together some phenomenal tours guaranteed to inspire, educate, and delight.

April 27, 2017

SPOKANE — The atmosphere is busy but light on a recent March morning at the new LINC Foods warehouse in north Spokane.

April 13, 2017

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