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A co-operative is an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise.
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30 Years Of US Black Middle Class Economic Gains Have Been Wiped Out - Business Insider

30 Years Of US Black Middle Class Economic Gains Have Been Wiped Out - Business Insider | Co-operatives | Scoop.it

Business Insider30 Years Of US Black Middle Class Economic Gains Have Been Wiped OutBusiness InsiderThe Pew Charitable Trusts' Economic Mobility Project recently released a report projecting that 68 percent of African-Americans reared in the middle... [Reality Check: The only time Negro Black America had full employment was during the days of slavery - well, no pay check but room & board! What more could a 16th centruy slave expect!!!

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Black leaders regroup to address widening poverty among African American children

Black leaders regroup to address widening poverty among African American children | Co-operatives | Scoop.it

Two decades ago, 22 black leaders gathered for a retreat on farmland in rural Tennessee once owned by writer Alex Haley. [How many more decades must the children wait?!]

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Banks neglect seized homes in minority neighborhoods, report says

Banks neglect seized homes in minority neighborhoods, report says | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
Banks are doing a much better job maintaining homes seized in foreclosures in predominantly white neighborhoods than in mostly black and Latino neighborhoods, according to an investigation by an advocacy group.
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Ledgeview Dairy Farm | ALL-Simulators.com | Farming Simulator ...

Ledgeview Dairy Farm | ALL-Simulators.com | Farming Simulator ... | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
You can sell grain at the co-op to the south or the feed mill in the west. Fruits: Wheat, Barley, Corn, Maize, Soybeans, Sunflowers, Sorghum, Oats, Alfalfa, Clover. Credits jb3pc4sale – base map. AE Modteam – buildings, grain ...
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Cooperatives do wonders in agri-related fields - Indian Cooperative

Cooperatives do wonders in agri-related fields - Indian Cooperative | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
Cooperatives do wonders in agri-related fieldsIndian CooperativeAgricultural and agri-food cooperatives are experiencing worldwide success, making up nearly half of the entire cooperative movement and contributing to global food safety, speakers...
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Wheatsville Food Co-op: New at Wheatsville

Wheatsville Food Co-op: New at Wheatsville | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
Wheatsville Food Co-op. Austin's Community Grocery since 1976. We're a funky grocery store in one of the coolest towns in the country, Austin TX. We have all kinds of great food with a focus on local and organic!
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“I feel strongly connected with farmer entrepreneurship”: Introducing ...

“I feel strongly connected with farmer entrepreneurship”: Introducing ... | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
Mr. Wantenaar was until December 2011 Chair of the dairy cooperative Friesland Campina. He comes from an agricultural family and has his own dairy farm. Though he has travelled to many places, the field of development ...
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Chris Lehner - Inside Futures

Chris Lehner - Inside Futures | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
Chris LehnerInside Futures... with agricultural producers and businesses from the cash side of markets, to twenty-nine years as a commodities broker, branch manager, general manager and senior hedging analyst for two of the largest packing...
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Amazon.com: Eating Well Through Cancer: Easy Recipes & Recommendations During and After Treatment (9780961088873): Gerald Miletello, Holly Clegg: Books

Amazon.com: Eating Well Through Cancer: Easy Recipes & Recommendations During and After Treatment (9780961088873): Gerald Miletello, Holly Clegg: Books | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
Amazon.com: Eating Well Through Cancer: Easy Recipes & Recommendations During and After Treatment (9780961088873): Gerald Miletello, Holly Clegg: Books...
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Expanding Inner City Food Co-Ops : NPR

As the rate of obesity, diabetes and other nutrition-related health problems rise in the U.S., focus is again turning to low-income neighborhoods that have few healthy food options. Food co-ops are stepping in, in some underserved communities.
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La Granda: How a Farmers’ Cooperative Changed the Destiny Of a Cow

La Granda: How a Farmers’ Cooperative Changed the Destiny Of a Cow | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
by Stephanie Mamo Small-scale farming has important economic and environmental functions, especially in rural areas. By using local resources and traditional knowledge, small farms preserve natura...
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Ripe time for a food co-op - Buffalo News

Ripe time for a food co-op - Buffalo News | Co-operatives | Scoop.it

Buffalo NewsRipe time for a food co-opBuffalo News"Food co-ops are showing up in very small towns, to urban areas."

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Collaborate Online And Create Mind Maps With MindMeister

Collaborate Online And Create Mind Maps With MindMeister | Co-operatives | Scoop.it

...MindMeister allows creating mind maps with the help of several customizable templates, which can be particularly useful for corporate and educational purposes.


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The African Executive | Role of Youth in Farming and Food Security

The African Executive | Role of Youth in Farming and Food Security | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
It is critical for youth to be involved in agriculture today as they are the ones to carry it to the future.
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Global Entrepreneurs Need New Funding Models - Gayle Tzemach ...

Global Entrepreneurs Need New Funding Models - Gayle Tzemach ... | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
The non-profit Kiva.org, which allows individuals to make microloans as small as $25, is talking to partner microfinance institutions about supporting their SME growth and exploring ways to back agricultural cooperatives ...
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Farmers as Brokers Between People and The Sun

Farmers as Brokers Between People and The Sun | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
Audacious, haphazard, foolish and lunatic are some of the words Mark and Kristin Kimball said have been used to describe their farm cooperative in Essex, NY. But there's another word for their farm: successful.
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Food systems too reliant on petrol - ABC Online

Food systems too reliant on petrol - ABC Online | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
Food systems too reliant on petrolABC Online"You set up agricultural cooperatives to pool that electricity.
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Coal mine is key to utility's 'green' goals - Aspen Times

Coal mine is key to utility's 'green' goalsAspen TimesA coal mine near Somerset could play an unlikely role in helping an energy cooperative in the Roaring Fork Valley reach its goal of providing 20 percent of its power from renewable sources by...
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What Cuba Can Teach Us About Food and Climate Change - Slate Magazine

What Cuba Can Teach Us About Food and Climate Change - Slate Magazine | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
What Cuba Can Teach Us About Food and Climate ChangeSlate MagazineAfter the Cold War, Cuba faced many of the agricultural challenges that the rest of the world is now anticipating.
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Rustici endowment funds rangelands, cattle projects - Western Farm Press

Rustici endowment funds rangelands, cattle projects - Western Farm Press | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
Rustici endowment funds rangelands, cattle projectsWestern Farm PressThe endowment is administered through the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES).
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The Kind Life

The Kind Life | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
The official site of Alicia Silverstone. The Kind Life is an interactive extension of The Kind Diet where friends, doctors, experts in green living, and site members share vegan living tips, tricks and inspiration.
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Home - National Cooperative Business Association

Home - National Cooperative Business Association | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
NCBA creates connections for cooperative sectors through legislation, education and member networking events. The nation's only cross-sector member association, NCBA unites the entire co-op community.
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(IPS) Urban Chicken-Keeping Movement Spreads Its Wings - Atlanta Progressive News

(IPS) Urban Chicken-Keeping Movement Spreads Its Wings - Atlanta Progressive News | Co-operatives | Scoop.it
Atlanta Progressive News(IPS) Urban Chicken-Keeping Movement Spreads Its WingsAtlanta Progressive NewsThe purpose of the classes is to teach urban-dwellers the basics of keeping chickens in their backyards.
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