Posts Tagged ‘Co-op’

5 Reasons You Should Pick-Your-Own This Summer

person picking own food

Summer is here, and the days of fresh vegetables and local harvests are near. But this doesn’t mean only those with farms and gardens should feel the amazingness of picking their own crops. You may recall a moment last year when your friend asked, “Are those your blueberries?” when you brought pie to the potluck.…

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WATCH: John Abrams: Earth Is an Employee-Owned Business

In this talk from Bioneers by the Bay 2008, John Abrams (author of The Companies We Keep: Employee Ownership and the Business of Community and Place) makes the case for an approach to climate change solutions—as well as solutions to other crises—that involves looking at the project in a whole new way: as a cooperative,…

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Rediscovering Up-North Traditional Foods with Gary Nabhan

When author Gary Nabhan (Renewing America’s Food Traditions: Saving and Savoring the Continent’s Most Endangered Foods) led a group of locals—including Paula McIntyre, co-founder of Up North Foodies, and Eric Patterson, chef and co-owner of The Cooks’ House restaurant in Traverse City—around northern Michigan earlier this month, they weren’t entirely confident about what they could…

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