Food co-operative plays matchmaker by linking local farmers with locavores

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Good things grow in Oklahoma, including an idea that has inspired a co-op connecting Niagara’s farmers with the region’s locavores. The brainchild of Yvette O. Plentai, project manager for the Niagara Agritourism Centre, and aptly named the Niagara Local Food Co-operative, it’s a virtual market for anyone wanting to eat locally produced food. "The whole … Continued

Youth Pioneering Co-operation around the World

(Vancouver) On June 2 and 3, young people from around the world met to discuss how co-operatives can offer solutions to a sustainable future – and they did it without a single plane trip. The annual Building Co-operative Futures youth conference was held simultaneously in Vancouver, Saskatoon, Guelph, Karachi (Pakistan) and Buenos Aires (Argentina) this … Continued