NCBA CLUSA is excited to bring together a broad spectrum of cooperative sectors to build on and amplify the economic impact co-ops have in the U.S. and internationally at the first-ever Cooperative IMPACT Conference this October.
CO-OP Financial Services announced it has secured 11 new large credit union agreements for its ATM and payments processing services, and now counts 23 of the 25 largest U.S. credit unions as clients.
NASCO is accepting applications for the position of Director of Education.
Calabasas will become the first city to join the Los Angeles County Community Choice Energy program. The L.A. County Board of Supervisors launched the energy buying co-op earlier this year that will offer businesses and residents an opportunity to pool their buying power and purchase electricity that comes from suppliers other than Southern California Edison.
A fairly new group has formed to promote and encourage fine wine production in the Garden State. It's called the New Jersey Winemakers Co-op.
Stanislaus has deep roots in its community. The farmer-owned coop dates to 1949 and currently has over 2,000 members (though customers are not limited to coop members). The co-op also spearheads AgStories, a website and video news channel dedicated to telling compelling stories about California agriculture.
After its first few months, Yolo Eco-Clean Cooperative — a worker-owned co-op made up of local house-cleaning professionals — already is experiencing growth.
Residents were celebrating the fifth anniversary of a major achievement that could inspire similar communities across the country: The day they began to take more control of their lives.
Written By Mai Nguyen of CCCD, published in Rural Cooperatives magazine, a USDA publication
The California Grain Campaign, which launched Oct. 12, asks that all farmers market bakers use 20% locally grown whole grain flour in their products by 2020.