A Buzz between Rural Cooperation and the Online Swarm This article introduces and explores connections between rural traditions and contemporary projects of voluntary cooperation within emergent online network practices. The key examples are mainly from Finland, the Baltic Sea region,
A Community Land Trust is a non-profit, community-based organisation run by volunteers that develops housing or other assets at permanently afford... Our Co-op Toolbox is available to members only. Please sign up for your membership and gain access to these
This rural town is getting a new lease on life: Can yours, too? Sangudo, Alberta used to have many things in common with other rural towns: retiring shop owners, boarded-up shops, youth exodus, and resignation to its fate. Things are
In 2006, the only grocery store in Teeswater, Ontario, closed its doors. This closure was the final turnover in a series of private chain stores that had opened and operated in the same location for a short time and then closed. This
This article highlights several Australian co-ops created to renew communities in rural and urban geographies, breaking down stereotypes about co-operatives at the same time.
This briefing from the Canadian Co-op Association gives a broad explanation of agricultural co-operatives in the country.  ... Our Co-op Toolbox is available to members only. Please sign up for your membership and gain access to these tools.