co-op stories

The interest in local, natural and organic foods continues to grow, and Kentucky is no exception.Read more
Preserving nature and reducing environmental impact - REI is living their co-op mission.Read more
Credit unions are founded on the idea that people are worth more than money.Read more

Kevin’s journeys take him to Bellingham, WA, where he visits local egg producer Misty Meadows Farm. Funded partially by the Community Food Co-op’s community...Read more

Check out these two European co-ops, Mondragon and The Co-operative Group, that show what people, working together for their mutual benefit, can accomplish.Read more

The Twin Cities prove to be a hotbed for community co-op activity and success. At Minneapolis’ Seward Co-op, Kevin is greeted by fresh, colorful produce,...Read more

Pay a visit to the Gardens of Eagan, where chef Kevin Gillespie learns about the growers’ deep connection with the land and the nearby co-ops in Minneapolis...Read more

At Just Food Co-op in Northfield, MN, many of the local producers have become celebrities of sorts in their community.Read more

At Putney Food Co-op (founded in 1941) in Putney, VT, chef Kevin Gillespie learns about the co-op’s trailblazing founder, dedication to reflect its...Read more

Chef Kevin Gillespie takes a lesson if food biodiversity at Bellingham's Heritage Lane Farm.Read more