Contact

Minneapolis, MN

(612) 341-2650

patriciacumbie@cdsconsulting.coop

Expertise

Co-op Education and Ownership Programs

What Kind of Experience Does Your Food Co-op Deliver?

Customer service experiences are a very hot topic, especially online and in social media.  People regularly share the good and the bad, and social media [...]

Everyone Welcome? Personal Narratives about Race and Food Co-ops

By Jade Barker and Patricia Cumbie We believe that now is a critical time to engage our cooperative community in important conversations about racism and [...]

Who Decides? Owner Participation in Cooperative Decisions

Cooperatives are a shared asset, managed for the common good of the owners.  At its heart, cooperation is a human enterprise that begins with relationships, [...]

Amplify Cooperative Impact through Participation

The democratic structure of cooperatives allows people the opportunity to have a real influence on business goals and outcomes through their investment, patronage, feedback, and [...]