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Creating Farm & Food Co-ops

Posted on Wednesday July 2nd 2014

Food Coop

Creating Farm & Food Co-ops

CSW 986-2: Tuesdays, 6:00-7:40 pm, 10/7 – 11/11 (6 sessions)
Instructor: Andrew Stachiw
$165

Explores cooperative member-owned business models (co-ops) and their various forms of democratic ownership with a focus on the local food economy. Students form groups and receive mentorship in creating their own co-op enterprise with the goals of strengthening food security, sustainability, and/or food access. Interactive workshops and guest speakers inform students’ understanding of the local food economy in the Pioneer Valley. This is the credit-free offering of AGR 114.

This is an Inside Out class; meets inside Franklin County House of Corrections. There is a special application and interview process; contact instructor to apply and register: Andrew Stachiw andrew@toolboxfored.org)


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