CoFED inspiregizes future food co-op leaders across North America. We support students with training and tools, and connect them with peers, mentors, and allies in a solidarity network.

Meet our new intern!

Megan Delvin is an amazing lady! Not only is she our event planning intern this summer, but she also has a Communications Fellowship in San Francisco through which she will be working with Meals on Wheels. Read her bio (written by the lady herself) and be prepared to be blown away by! 

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To our community, thank you!

Over the past month we raised $27,500 from 220 people! Your commitment to this work is inspiring. We're grateful to be a part of this amazing community fighting for a better world! We could not do the work we do without each and everyone of you, whether you contribute your time or your money, it's your commitment and passion that drives us. Thank you!

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Birthdays & Feasts

Food for Thought Café, at Portland State University, celebrated its 10th Anniversary last Friday! At the same time, students at the University of Washington gathered for a Humble Feast. 

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We got 50 new donors in 96 hours, and $5k!

We got 50 new donors in 96 hours! Let's celebrate, time for a CoFED party!  

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The Crisi-tunity! 96 Hours, 50 donors, $5,000. Ends Friday!

On Monday, the 11th Hour Project sprung a 96-hour challenge on CoFED.

They challenged us to get 50 new donors by Friday in order to snag $5,000 of grant money to support the next generation of folks creating a people-centered economy and sustainable food system. The challenge launched at the same time as our brand-spanking-new animated financial management video.

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Why I Gave to CoFED ~ Hannah Wolfe

We're asking friends, family, supporters, mentors and colleagues why they donate their time and money to CoFED. 

Hannah Wolfe was CoFED's 1st new donor in our #50donors96hours campaign. She works with the Real Food Challenge and the Food Recovery Network. Read why she gave to CoFED.  

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Why I Gave to CoFED - Didi Xie

We're asking friends, family, supporters, mentors and colleagues why they donate their time and money to CoFED. 

Didi Xie volunteered as a webmaster for the first two years of CoFED. Now she's a student at Harvard studying Environmental Science. Read why she gave her time and money to CoFED.  

 

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Nominate yourself or a friend for CoFED's RO Fellowship!

CoFED knows you - or someone you know - ought to apply for our Regional Organizer fellowship!

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Fundraising, CoFED Style!

Last Saturday a group of CoFED friends and supporters gathered in, CoFED board member, Michael Roberts beautiful backyard. The evening was filled with delicious local food, good conversations and live music!  

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Co-cycle rides again!

Co-cycle is gearing up for another cross country bike tour this summer from Seattle to Boston and looking for new members to join a team of 15 cyclists. Members will learn about cooperatives and gain first hand experience as they become members of the Co-Cycle collective! 

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