Join us and co-ops from around the South Sound area to celebrate co-op values and principles. The Co-op Village will pop-up in our parking plot (5th Avenue and Adams in downtown Oly) on April 28, 2018 from 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Visit with area co-ops and credit unions before, during, and after the Procession […]
On March 2, 2018, the workers of Capital Homecare Cooperative became the third homecare cooperative to open its doors in the State of Washington, joining its sisters Peninsula Homecare Cooperative (Pt. Townsend, WA) and Circle of Life Homecare Cooperative (Bellingham, WA). CHC also became the 5th operational worker co-op in Olympia, WA. Olympia has one […]
We are taking a few weeks off for the holidays, but for now, learn about this incredible fruit cooperative from central Washington. See you in 2018!
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Executive Director – Northwest Agricultural Cooperative Council (NWACC) Response Deadline – December 22, 2017 Introduction Northwest Agricultural Cooperative Council (NWACC) is a newly-formed trade association representing agricultural cooperatives in Oregon and Washington. NWACC was created by the merger of Agricultural Cooperative Council of Oregon and Washington State Council of Farmer Cooperatives. The […]
Jessica Gordon-Nembhard, author of Collective Courage, discusses economic social justice with Laura Flanders:
Ed Whitfield discusses using the co-op model to build black communities.
Here is an introduction to the concept of the platform co-op. To see it in action, visit social.coop and join for just $1/month!
Tom Webb, past chair of the Moases Coady Institute and founder of the Masters of Management: Co-operatives and Credit Unions program at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax.
Many co-ops start with the sweat and tears of their members. Check out of few of the stories from these co-ops: