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Ambler finally has its own community-owned grocery store results

Nov. 1, 2017 10:54 am

Ambler finally has its own community-owned grocery store

Plans for the store started back in 2012 with the formation of the Ambler Food Co-op. The group eventually entrusted the process to the more experienced Weavers Way, which opened its third store last week.
Earth is doomed, but here are your 2017 SustainPHL nominees purpose

Jun. 5, 2017 11:11 am

Earth is doomed, but here are your 2017 SustainPHL nominees

This list of 28 sustainability advocates can offer a little hope for the future of our planet, or at least Philadelphia.
Austin found a viable, socially conscious response to Uber and Lyft. Can Philly follow? method

May 4, 2017 12:59 pm

Austin found a viable, socially conscious response to Uber and Lyft. Can Philly follow?

ATX Coop Taxi is proving that disruption of the ridesharing industry can do right by both drivers and customers. Here's what Philadelphia can learn from it.
Why Ambler Food Co-op is becoming a part of Weavers Way to open a community-owned grocery store results

Mar. 3, 2017 11:06 am

Why Ambler Food Co-op is becoming a part of Weavers Way to open a community-owned grocery store

As Weavers Way opens its third store in Ambler this July, the Ambler organization will be no more -- and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
How South Philly Food Co-op used grassroots organizing to attract over 600 members results

Dec. 16, 2016 8:35 am

How South Philly Food Co-op used grassroots organizing to attract over 600 members

The cooperative recently announced its permanent location and is set to open next year.
4 lessons from the Worker Cooperative National Conference on creating space for equality method

Aug. 3, 2016 2:35 pm

4 lessons from the Worker Cooperative National Conference on creating space for equality

Socially minded orgs need to think globally and act locally — but they need to act globally, too, as we learned at #wcnc2016.
Why staying competitive is the biggest challenge for worker co-ops purpose

Feb. 15, 2016 9:45 am

Why staying competitive is the biggest challenge for worker co-ops

Being a cooperative isn't the hard part -- competing is the real challenge, said a local filmmaker who recently completed a short film about four local co-ops.
More than a grocery store — talk social justice with Mariposa Co-op people

Aug. 12, 2015 10:30 am

More than a grocery store — talk social justice with Mariposa Co-op

The next Co-op and Social Justice book club will focus around food justice
Check out Kensington Food Co-op’s grocery store floor plans purpose

Jul. 3, 2015 10:00 am

Check out Kensington Food Co-op’s grocery store floor plans

The food cooperative's grocery store has been in the works
[Commentary] Co-op Currents: New survey reveals myths and perceptions about co-ops purpose

May 29, 2015 12:30 pm

[Commentary] Co-op Currents: New survey reveals myths and perceptions about co-ops

Most Americans don’t know what a co-op is. However, most of the Americans who do know what a co-op is tend to really like co-ops. These are the conclusions I’ve drawn from the first public opinion study of co-ops in more than a decade. This is really useful information for anyone who is spreading the […]

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