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.

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Cooperative Growth Curriculum: Building Blocks to Start Up & Scale Up Your Food Business Idea
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CoFED's Cooperative Growth Curriculum consists of workshops, exercises, and handouts designed to support student-run food cooperatives at every stage of their development. Recognizing that food insecurity is a growing issue disproportionately affecting marginalized groups, and that food justice is inextricably linked with racial and social justice, this curriculum focuses on equity as a guiding principle in food cooperative development. 

This curriculum will show you how to:

  • Cultivate a sound and financially-stable food coop that truly embodies the vision of community-owned food
  • Facilitate accessible and thorough exercises to train student coop leaders

Your purchase supports CoFED in our equity-focused food systems work! CoFED’s Cooperative Growth Curriculum is offered on a sliding scale:

  • $35 - CoFED members
  • $50 - Individuals, or organizations with an annual budget under $100k
  • $65 - Organizations with annual budgets over $100k

 

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