America was built on mutual benefit; celebrate it during Co-op Month!

Written by NCBA CLUSA Staff

Co-op Month is an opportunity for food co-ops to highlight their community impact. For every $1,000 spent at a food co-op, $1,600 is generated in the local economy. [photo: Mississippi Market] Co-op Month is an opportunity for food co-ops to highlight their community impact. For every $1,000 spent at a food co-op, $1,600 is generated in the local economy. [photo: Mississippi Market] Co-op Month is an opportunity for food co-ops to highlight their community impact. For every $1,000 spent at a food co-op, $1,600 is generated in the local economy. [photo: Mississippi Market] National Co-op Month is less than a month away! This year’s theme, “Co-ops Commit,” celebrates all the ways cooperatives build a better world—by committing to their communities, their members, and to job creation and economic impact.

In an opinion piece published this month by Green Living Journal, Erbin Crowell, Executive Director of the Neighboring Food Co-op Association and a member of NCBA CLUSA’s Board of Directors, urges cooperatives in the Northeast to celebrate Co-op Month, carrying on the tradition of mutual benefit that is woven into the fabric of America society.

Read the full piece here: http://greenlivingjournal.com/page.php?p=1000515

Download your own customizable Co-op Month resources here: https://www.coopmonth.coop/