All Things Local Links and Resources

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    • Local Roots, Wooster, OH Our Mission “To establish a year-round market place for the purpose of connecting consumers and producers of locally grown foods and other agricultural products. Local Roots, Wooster, OH
      Our Mission “To establish a year-round market place for the purpose of connecting consumers and producers of locally grown foods and other agricultural products.

    • Just Local Food, Eau Claire, WI UST LOCAL FOOD COOPERATIVE MISSION STATEMENT: Just: Justly produced and distributed.Local: Sourced locally first. Food: Energy for enjoying and sustaining life. Cooperative: Worker owned, community supported. Just Local Food, Eau Claire, WI
      UST LOCAL FOOD COOPERATIVE MISSION STATEMENT: Just: Justly produced and distributed.Local: Sourced locally first. Food: Energy for enjoying and sustaining life. Cooperative: Worker owned, community supported.

    • Amherst Community Market We envision a community in which fresh, locally harvested, and sustainably grown foods are accessible year-round to persons of all backgrounds and abilities. Amherst Community Market
      We envision a community in which fresh, locally harvested, and sustainably grown foods are accessible year-round to persons of all backgrounds and abilities.

    • Franklyn County Cooperative Franklin Community Co-op, located in the Pioneer Valley in beautiful western Massachusetts, operates Green Fields Market in Greenfield and McCusker’s Market in Shelburne Falls. Both stores offer fresh organic produce, bulk foods, organic meats and cheeses Franklyn County Cooperative
      Franklin Community Co-op, located in the Pioneer Valley in beautiful western Massachusetts, operates Green Fields Market in Greenfield and McCusker’s Market in Shelburne Falls. Both stores offer fresh organic produce, bulk foods, organic meats and cheeses

    • The Berkshire Coop Market, Great Barrington, MA Berkshire Co-op Market is a consumer cooperative.  That means our ownership is made up of the people who shop in our store. The Berkshire Coop Market, Great Barrington, MA
      Berkshire Co-op Market is a consumer cooperative. That means our ownership is made up of the people who shop in our store.

    • Wild Oats Market, Williamstown, MA Wild Oats Cooperative exists to meet the needs of its members, customers, and the local community according to cooperative principles. Wild Oats Market, Williamstown, MA
      Wild Oats Cooperative exists to meet the needs of its members, customers, and the local community according to cooperative principles.

    • Neighboring Food Co-op Association The Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA) is a network of more than 25 food co-ops that are working together toward a shared vision of a thriving regional economy, rooted in a healthy, just and sustainable food system and collaboration among co-ops. Neighboring Food Co-op Association
      The Neighboring Food Co-op Association (NFCA) is a network of more than 25 food co-ops that are working together toward a shared vision of a thriving regional economy, rooted in a healthy, just and sustainable food system and collaboration among co-ops.

    • Rochdale Principles The Rochdale Principles are a set of ideals established by the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers in 1844. The Rochdale Pioneers are considered founders of the cooperative movement because of their commitment to making organizational standards. Rochdale Principles
      The Rochdale Principles are a set of ideals established by the Rochdale Society of Equitable Pioneers in 1844. The Rochdale Pioneers are considered founders of the cooperative movement because of their commitment to making organizational standards.

    • National Cooperative Grocers Association NCGA is a business services cooperative for retail food co-ops nationwide – Putting it all together for food Co-ops. National Cooperative Grocers Association
      NCGA is a business services cooperative for retail food co-ops nationwide – Putting it all together for food Co-ops.

    • National Cooperative Business Association Developing, advancing & protecting cooperative business. National Cooperative Business Association
      Developing, advancing & protecting cooperative business.

    • International Cooperative Alliance ICA is an independent, non-governmental association which unites, represents and serves co-operatives worldwide. International Cooperative Alliance
      ICA is an independent, non-governmental association which unites, represents and serves co-operatives worldwide.

    • Valley Alliance of Worker Co-operatives The Valley Alliance of Worker Co-operatives is dedicated to building a sustainable local economy by facilitating the growth and development of worker cooperatives in Western Massachusetts and Southern Vermont. Valley Alliance of Worker Co-operatives
      The Valley Alliance of Worker Co-operatives is dedicated to building a sustainable local economy by facilitating the growth and development of worker cooperatives in Western Massachusetts and Southern Vermont.

    • Cooperatives in the Pioneer Valley VCBA sees our common history and principles as a framework for co-operatives to work together. Cooperatives in the Pioneer Valley
      VCBA sees our common history and principles as a framework for co-operatives to work together.

  • All Things Local store working group
    Formed to help the process of finding a suitable location, creating a functional framework and reach out to other similar venues.

  • Co-operatives

    • Co-op Power
      Co-op Power is a consumer-owned renewable energy cooperative. We operate within a regional network of autonomous Local Organizing Councils to create a multi-class, multi-racial movement for a sustainable and just energy future.
    • Collective Copies
      We’re a worker-owned collective and union shop — we all do the work, we all make the decisions, we all benefit from doing those things well.
    • Food for Thought Books Collective
      Food for Thought Books is a not-for-profit, workers’ collective bookstore located in downtown Amherst, MA – now in our 35th year! We feature a wide array of radical & progressive media – all manner of nourishment for the heart & mind.
    • Franklin Community Co-op
      Located in the Pioneer Valley in beautiful western Massachusetts, Franklin Community Co-op operates Green Fields Market in Greenfield and McCusker’s Market in Shelburne Falls.
    • GaiaHost Collective
      Reliable Internet hosting services from a worker-owned cooperative dedicated to environmental and social sustainability.
    • Pedal People
      Pedal People Cooperative Inc. is a worker-owned human-powered delivery and hauling service for items under 300 pounds in Northampton, Massachusetts, USA.
    • River Valley Market (Northampton)
      A community-owned, full-service grocery store specializing in fresh, local and organically grown food. We offer fresh produce; meat & seafood; groceries; a deli with soups, a hot and cold bar, sushi, desserts, and gifts; and a wellness department.
    • The Old Creamery
      The Old Creamery is a small country store cultivating a big vision. We want to make the world a more just, loving, and environmentally sustainable place, starting in our own neighborhood, through the vehicle of a vibrant, community-oriented retail store.
    • Valley Free Radio
      Valley Free Radio is a non-profit, community based and volunteer run radio station for the Greater Northampton area. We seek to educate, inspire, and entertain through programming that reflects the diversity of the local community.
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