We all spend a lot of time in meetings, but not all meetings are an effective use of our time. Here are nine simple steps to make your meetings more effective and worth the time.
Despite member-controlled and community-centric businesses gaining much appeal and generating billions in revenue, laws that govern co-ops in Ontario are strikingly outdated and restrictive.
The internet is a powerful platform for convening people, ideas, services, and goods, and has in the past number of years begun to show its potential ... Our Co-op Toolbox is available to members only. Please sign up for your
From now on, the global mantra for filling market gaps is going to be, “There’s a co-op for that.” But co-ops need customers, money, and training. How do we shift from business as usual to the work of cooperation?
In honour of Women's History Month International Women's Day, the LOFC Network has curated a list of fabulous resources on important role of women within food systems and co-operatives. Did you know that women in North America had an equal vote in co-ops before they did in the rest of society?
JAFSCD welcomes submissions that explore the intersection of cooperatives with alternative food systems initiatives.
Food co-ops are navigating the most complex issues in our food system with integrity and determination.
A new study, Healthy Foods Healthy Communities: The Social and Economic Impacts of Food Co-ops,* quantifies the impact food co-ops have as compared to conventional grocery stores.