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October 14, 2021

Selling Cooperative: The Olympia Food Co-op

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A documentary film about the 40 year history of the Olympia Food Co-op.

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September 2, 2021

The Best Job Ever

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Steve Manning talks about his work history before joining the Cheese Board Pizzeria worker cooperative, and the many benefits he's experienced since.

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August 23, 2021

Common Challenges in Cooperatives

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Roger Fragua and Cornelius Blanding discuss similarities and differences between the challenges experienced by Native American and African American cooperatives.

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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.