By nature, good public spaces (and co-ops!) that respond to the needs, the opinions and the ongoing changes of the community require attention.
Sooner or later, transforming a system of gross inequality and concentrated wealth will require more than isolated experiments at the fringes — it will require capturing that wealth and redirecting its flows. This recognition has been built into some of the most significant efforts under the banner of the so-called “new economy” movement.
A series of retro posters illustrating the seven international principles of co-operation!
Co-ops, like food, are inherently grounded in place, as they arise from the needs of communities.
Out in Lucknow Ontario, an astonishing community is reviving the local food system
The Garden City Food Co-op in St. Catharines has developed an engaging guide to hosting a dinner party as part of their member engagement strategy.
The LOFCN was recently featured in an academic journal, which is available to the public freely through July.
Read all about LOFC's latest undertaking - Canada's first regional food hub project!