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April 17, 2014

More Edible Waste 

man hunched over looking inside a dumpster

Calling All Dumpster Divers

Dumpster divers may share ideals and good dumpster locations, but they maintain minimal contact, loose structural organization and, as a result, secrecy.

July 22, 2013

New Business Model 


Redefining The Co-op In Ways Big And Small

The cooperative business model, long a staple of Midwestern agricultural communities, is being adapted to serve a broader range of rural needs.

January 23, 2012

Un-Fair Trade? 

Coffee Splash

Fair Trade USA Splits From International Community

What does the split mean for those looking for an ethical cup of coffee?

October 18, 2011


Occupy Bloomington food stand

A Foodie Democracy: Occupy Wall Street And The Co-op Model

Traditional business models disconnect consumers from profits. Co-ops give communities an opportunity to participate in their own businesses.

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