Co-op News

Workers cooperatives are increasing as more Americans turn to sustainable farming operations in order to improve their lives and communities.

A Community Food Co-op has received a national award presented at Natural Products Expo West and Engredea 2018

The National Cooperative Business Association has prepared a Cooperative Advocacy Toolkit to use in advocating for federal funding for the Rural Cooperative Development Grant (RCDG) program which includes the Rural Cooperative Development

PSCU grows owner base by joining with California Coast Credit Union in the Western United States.

The Cooperative Development Foundation is raising funds to assist cooperative businesses damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

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.

September/October 2016

Written By Mai Nguyen of CCCD, published in Rural Cooperatives magazine, a USDA publication

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