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Webinar: How to Raise Your First $10,000

Ideally, co-ops raise funds for startup costs through member equity. But what about co-ops that have not yet incorporated? This webinar will cover fundraising strategies for early in the organizing process. Join Stuart Reid and Mary Stennes of FCI for ideas and live conversation.  Tues. Dec. 16th. Register Now

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How to Start a Food Co-op

How to Start A Food Co-op  A good overview of the entire retail co-op organizing process. Everyone on your steering committee should look at this.


Development Flow Chart A graphical guide to the organization process


Link Database

 Searchable Links Everything for food co-op development