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Catalyzing worker co-ops & the solidarity economy

Food

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July 1, 2021

Rethinking the Farming Economy

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A Vermont nonprofit is connecting independent farms with buyers and distributors, reducing food surplus and working to eliminate food insecurity.

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May 27, 2021

Native American New Urbanism

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How the Thunder Valley CDC is providing housing and community on the Pine Ridge reservation.

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May 20, 2021

The Death and Life of a Neighborhood Cooperative

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Why one food co-op in NYC failed to survive, and what we can learn from that experience.

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April 29, 2021

Harcourt Organic Farming Co-op

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Ant Wilson talks about the Harcourt Organic Farming Co-op.

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March 1, 2021

Cooperative Sociocracy — Making it Work for Your Co-op

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A member of Unicorn Grocery worker co-op talks about her experience using sociocracy at the 70-member co-op.

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February 26, 2021

Organizing for food sovereignty in Boston

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Organizing for Food Sovereignty in Boston: A Personal History” with Greg Watson.

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January 18, 2021

Cooperation and Chocolate

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A community in Colombia is ditching traditional capitalist models in order to build a collective future.

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November 2, 2020

Black Farmers Reclaiming Economic Power with Cooperatives

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During this 90-minute webinar, we will talk about the history of Black farmer cooperatives, the role they have played in food and economic sovereignty, the challenges they face in the modern economy, and opportunities for growth.

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July 16, 2020

Cooperating Through Crisis

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Gordon Edgar of Rainbow Grocery Co-op in San Francisco discusses the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on their business.

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June 1, 2020

A Gift for Showing Up

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Matt joined a cooperative and was written a poem as a thank-you.