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The Food Co-ops: Coming Together roundtable was a continuation of the State of the Nation: Food and Farming Co-operatives roundtable at the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation conference in Montreal June 24 - 27, 2012. Glenn Valliere, Purchasing Manager at
This Co-operative Grocer Magazine article by Eric Deluca (2010) about collaboration and resilience is an excellent read for food co-ops and those interested in building co-operative regional food supply chains. The US example is an interesting model to be watching as
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
This report provides the observations and recommendations of a research and consultation project commissioned by the Agricultural Co-operative Development Initiative (Ag-CDI), whichis financially supported by Agriculture and Agri-food Canada and is co-managed by the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA) and le Conseil canadien