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Kensington Community Food Co-op is 75% of the way to its membership goal people

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.
Kensington Community Food Co-op Announces Member Loan Campaign people

Sep. 17, 2014 1:27 pm

Kensington Community Food Co-op Announces Member Loan Campaign

As major companies issue IPOs and apply for large commercial loans, a local food co-op is taking a more modest approach to investment. The Kensington Community Food Co-op is set to begin a campaign to solicit financial loans from its 560 members to help pay for the construction of its storefront location at the intersection […]
Event: South Philly Co-op’s Garden Tour people

Sep. 2, 2014 12:06 pm

Event: South Philly Co-op’s Garden Tour

[metaslider id=30778] Photos from the 2013 South Philly Garden Tour by marketing/communications committee volunteer Michael Holmes. The South Philly Co-op is hosting its fourth annual South Philly Garden Tour, a self-guided tour showcasing 23 private and community gardens. This year, the tour will visit South Philadelphia neighborhoods such as Bella Vista, Queen Village, Southwark, and […]
Temple Students Create Their Own Food Co-op people

Aug. 29, 2014 12:01 pm

Temple Students Create Their Own Food Co-op

Most of the food offerings on Temple University‘s campus aren’t very healthy–so a group of students decided to change that by creating their own co-op, The Rad Dish Co-Op, on Temple University’s campus. “The idea to create the co-op [was] initially created because Temple had a space on campus that they wanted students to use […]
A LOOK AT Food Cooperatives people

Jul. 23, 2014 2:03 pm

A LOOK AT Food Cooperatives

[metaslider id=29960] There are several kinds of cooperatives in Greater Philadelphia — housing co-ops, energy co-ops and credit unions, to name just a few — but food co-ops are perhaps the most well-known, in part due to the region’s growing local food and sustainability movements. The simple definition of a food co-op is a type […]
Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance Seeking Executive Director people

Jul. 23, 2014 12:28 pm

Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance Seeking Executive Director

The Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA), a membership association for co-ops in the region, is seeking an executive director to lead the organization into its third year. The position will handle administrative responsibilities such as fundraising and hiring and will help expand the organization’s role as a hub for co-ops. PACA is currently managed by […]
Mariposa Food Co-op Creates Fund to Pay for Low-Income Members people

Jul. 10, 2014 10:20 am

Mariposa Food Co-op Creates Fund to Pay for Low-Income Members

The Mariposa Food Co-op relocated to Baltimore Avenue two years ago, and while the corridor is now among the most vibrant in the city, it is also not far from some of West Philadelphia’s poorest neighborhoods. The co-op is working to reach out to these neighborhoods and all members of the community regardless of income. […]
Kensington Community Food Co-op Signs Lease on Storefront Location people

Apr. 16, 2014 3:22 pm

Kensington Community Food Co-op Signs Lease on Storefront Location

The Kensington Community Food Co-op (KCFC) signed a lease on a storefront yesterday, April 15, ending months of searching. The co-op has organized without a storefront for nearly six years and has managed to build a membership of 390 members. The exact location of the co-op will be announced on May 4 at an event […]
Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance Expanding Membership people

Feb. 26, 2014 3:20 pm

Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance Expanding Membership

The Philadelphia Area Cooperative Alliance (PACA), a membership association for cooperatives based in the Philadelphia region, is launching the “PACA Kickoff Campaign” to draw more members and build a financial base for the budding organization. “Establishing PACA as a strong voice for co-ops and credit unions in the Philadelphia area will help shine a light […]

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