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B Corp Month is Here!

B Corp month is here and I couldn’t be more excited to tell you about it!  I get as excited about B Corps as I do the Co-operative Movement!  Our movements have a lot in common, we both want to use business as a force for good (some co-ops are even certified B Corps). A […]

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Cooperatives: A Revolutionary Act

I have found myself thinking about change a lot lately.  It’s an interesting notion to explore and can elicit some of the strongest reactions, both positive and negative, in all of us.  Change can incite hope, elation, the feeling of new beginnings.  Change can also cause us to dig our fingers into the ground as […]

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Rising Stars 2016: Integrity

Cooperative Principle 5: Co-ops provide education and training for members, elected representatives, managers and employees so they can contribute effectively to the development of their cooperative. On October 18th-20th five employees of Monadnock Food Co-op attended Rising Stars 2 in Hadley, MA. Rising Stars is a natural foods leadership development seminar produced and presented by […]

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Reports from the Field: Porcupine Acres, Winchester, NH

This summer, Allen and I set out to Winchester, NH to visit the sunny and fruitful Porcupine Acres. Upon arrival, we found Robert Leustek in the garden weeding. Robert and his wife Gloria came from New Jersey, where they spent over 20 years perfecting their farming practices. Now, they inhabit 2 acres of fertile, loamy […]

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