De Wrikker is a printery, founded in 1975 and self-managed as a collective of equal paid loaners, also the coöperants. We made the evolution to a qualitative and eco based printery, with 400 small clients, mostly non-profit organisations and small businesses. Making the collective work is a daily task for us all, but the low […]
We are a mobile food stand that sells the best fries ever in ‘Fries Country’. We aim to promote sustainable food production and consumption by offering premium quality street food at parties, events and festivals. Our food is vegetarian, organic, as locally sourced as possible, etc. Our second strategic goal is to create as many […]
Alice Turtle Robb blogs. Alice Turtle Robb writes novels. Alice Turtle Robb wonders about the connection between independence, intimacy, dignity and … toileting. Alice Turtle Robb is a caregiver. Alice Turtle Robb is also a member, owner and chairman of the board of the Circle of Life co-operative in Whatcom County, Washington State. She cares […]
Circle of Life Caregiver Cooperative is a worker-owned business licensed by Washington State Department of Health to provide in-home care services to elders and disabled persons. We provide quality services, with compassion and respect for our clients, by empowering our caregivers through teamwork and ownership of the business.
Though the soil of Tharaka-Nithi County, in eastern-central Kenya, is quite fertile, inadequate and unpredictable rainfall makes farming a risky business. Shifts in rainfall patterns caused by climate change are only exacerbating the problem. But an irrigation project started in 1987 brings a regular water supply to 2,000 families (approximately 20,000 people) and has developed […]
Linked to an irrigation project in in eastern-central Kenya and a company producing fair-trade, organic herbal teas and jams, it provides members with banking services like savings and loans.
Honey has a central role in Ethiopian culture: it is the essential ingredient in the national drink, Tej, a kind of mead, and bee products are widely used for medicinal purposes in hospitals. The country is one of the world’s leading honey and beeswax producers, but the industry is relatively undeveloped; honey is mostly produced […]
Shallalà Honey Producers is a cooperative of beekeepers in Shallalà, Ethiopia, a small town in the Hadiya zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Region.
Battle River REA community powered member owned. We are a unique, dynamic, market driven fully operational electricity utility that is proud to be serving its rural members. The foundation of the REA began through the farmers vision, in the early forties! We have a legacy that we continue to follow, strategizing, and decision […]
This video is part of Co+op, Stronger Together’s “Lights, Cameras, Co-ops” series sponsored by the National Co-op Grocers Association celebrating 2012 International Year of Cooperatives and hosted by celebrity chef Kevin Gillespie. In this episode, Kevin travels to Just Food Co-op in Northfield, MN and learns about their special connection to local farmers like L&R […]