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.
West End Food Co-op's Purchaser Committee met for the first time this week, demonstrating a strong awareness of food democracy in the community.
JAFSCD welcomes submissions that explore the intersection of cooperatives with alternative food systems initiatives.
At the True North Community Co-op, 70 producer members set their own prices for their goods.
Is The Multi-Stakeholder Approach A Way To Combat Exclusion? In addition to goods and services, our "post-modern" societies seem able to generate social exclusion at an unprecedented scale. This may place the co-operative, and the solidarity co-operative in particular, at
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In 2011, when the West End Food Co-op launched its Food Close to Home campaign, it was a 350 member strong (andgrowing!) non-profit food co-operativelocated in the heart of Toronto’s west end. Their members are farmers, consumers, workers and community