At the True North Community Co-op, 70 producer members set their own prices for their goods.
From June 24 - 27, 2012, the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation and the Association of Cooperative Educators co-presented the conference "Cooperating for Change in the International Year of Cooperatives" at L'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). I was fortunate
Nova Scotia's East Coast Milk Co-operative is putting local, organic milk on store shelves this summer, according to the Halifax Media Co-op, the CBC, and the Chronicle Herald.
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These two documents tell part of the story of the co-operative in Temagami, Ontario, which closed its doors in 2010 due to falling sales. Read on to learn more, as it is just as important to understand why and how
Nearly 10 years ago, the $40 billion Sysco Corporation recognized a serious weakness in its business model. Like other food industry giants, Sysco achieved a leading position by offering its restaurant and institutional customers, such as schools and hospitals, the lowest
This paper explores in particular how Teikei groups, as forms of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), operate in Japan, focussing on one particular group. The paper links the Teikei approach to debates around social capital and consumer-citizenship, arguing that pre-existing consumer/citizen institutions
Within the production, distribution, and consumption of food there is often a lack of social solidarity. This is true even within the co-operative movement. J. Howard reports on his experience with a multi-stakeholder food co-operative, relating both the possibilities it