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These cooperatives are great examples for setting up a complementary food-system and to increase [[sharing]] in your locality.  
 
These cooperatives are great examples for setting up a complementary food-system and to increase [[sharing]] in your locality.  
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There are multiple ways a food-coop could be organised.
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* A Workers' Model where a member contributes time.
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* Two levels of Membership, with a lower membership fee for members that volunteer time. These coops can also have a possible third level for “guests”, who only interact with the cooperative occasionally.
  
 
==Around the World==
 
==Around the World==
There are many food-coops in the [[United States]].  
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There are many food-coops in the [[United States]] and [[Europe]], most notably in [[Berlin]] and [[Barcelona]].
 
 
  
 
==Setting up a Food-Coop==
 
==Setting up a Food-Coop==
* Nine steps to starting a food co-op [http://www.cgin.coop/node/3056]
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* Nine steps to starting a food co-op [http://www.cgin.coop/node/3056] (1999)
 
 
  
 
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{{wikipedia:Food_cooperative}}

Revision as of 11:27, 5 January 2009

A Food Cooperative is a member-organisation for the purpose of collecting and distributing food among the members.

These cooperatives are great examples for setting up a complementary food-system and to increase sharing in your locality.

There are multiple ways a food-coop could be organised.

  • A Workers' Model where a member contributes time.
  • Two levels of Membership, with a lower membership fee for members that volunteer time. These coops can also have a possible third level for “guests”, who only interact with the cooperative occasionally.

Around the World

There are many food-coops in the United States and Europe, most notably in Berlin and Barcelona.

Setting up a Food-Coop

  • Nine steps to starting a food co-op [1] (1999)

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