Development

We Don’t Have to Create the Story, We are the Story

Bobby Sullivan, the general manager of French Broad Food Co-op has some clear and direct ideas about how co-ops can and must thrive amidst growing competition.  The area of Asheville, North Carolina is an extremely competitive market for natural foods, and the co-op needed to step up its game.  By [...]

500 Co-ops in 10 Years!

By Marilyn Scholl 119 July - August - 2005 When I get calls and emails from people looking for information on how to start a food co-op, I’m glad I can send them to the Cooperative Grocers Information Network website (CGIN) and the How to Start a Food Co-op manual [...]