Yearly Archives: 2012

December 2012 & January 2013

INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF COOPERATIVES
When we heard that the United Nations designated 2012 to be the International Year of Cooperatives, the Board and staff felt immediate excitement. Finally, co-ops would get some well earned recognition as a business model that... More »

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October & November 2012

STRATEGIC PLANNING
As folks who read last issue’s board report know, in June the Co-op Board of Directors spent two days together thinking about the future. This event grew out of a feeling that we never seemed to have enough... More »

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August & September 2012

CECOSESOLA COMES TO OLYMPIA
As I take in the familiar surroundings – the melon green walls of the Olympia Food Co-op’s main meeting room (which is about a third the size of the outdoor patio where workers of the Feria... More »

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