Jan. 15, 2019 10:49 am
‘Being thorough is being sustainable’: The South Philly Food Co-op story
Two board members of the soon-to-open, community-owned grocery store discuss collaborating with likeminded businesses and adapting to setbacks.
Nov. 9, 2018 11:34 am
3 local gov staffers are studying other cities’ co-ops to boost Philly’s democratic biz economy
The fellows are applying their learnings to three commercial corridors: 52nd Street, Woodland Avenue and East Passyunk Avenue.
Aug. 2, 2018 12:51 pm
Media Mobilizing Project is bringing the heat with new sister org Bonfire Media Collective
The worker-owned cooperative will tell stories of social change and community in Philadelphia.
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.
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.
Oct. 25, 2016 11:50 am
The long process of opening a grocery cooperative in Kensington is (probably) ending soon
Thanks to $350,000-worth of support from its local councilman and the Department of Commerce, Kensington Community Food Co-op may be able to break ground in early 2017.
Aug. 11, 2016 3:09 pm
Kensington Community Food Co-op is 75% of the way to its membership goal
Holly Logan shares the latest about the cooperative in her Around the Corner interview.
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.
Apr. 12, 2016 8:42 am
4 Philly projects just won the largest chunk of Knight Cities Challenge grants
Local civic innovators snagged $873,364 from Knight's $5 million pool and tied with Detroit for the highest number of projects funded.
Mar. 21, 2016 3:28 pm
Here’s how Philly co-ops fared in 2015
Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance released their annual report.