featured the Cultivating NW Co-ops conference, held in October 2012 in Seattle and co-hosted by NWCDC and three other partners.  The six-state conference considered how cooperative business models will contribute to the future of our local and regional food systems.

Gail Nickel-Kailing of GoodFoodWorld spoke with Jan Tusick, Center Director for Mission Mountain Food Enterprise Center, about her organization’s part in establishing and supporting co-ops in western Montana in this interview.