New General Manager Finalists Selected - Happy Birthday, GreenStar! - Moonage Daydream - Diaspora and Diversity - Council Seats New Members; Elects Officers; Arranges GM Candidate Interviews - Improving Our Member Labor Program - GreenStar Turns 40: Looking Back and Moving Forward - Thermography; A Mammogram Alternative - What is Thermography? - Susan Higginbotham
Council Hires a Familiar Face as New General Manager - Building Our Community, Together - Co+Ops - Council Hires New GM, Considers Bylaws Changes and Addresses Referendum Petition - Council Moving Toward Fall Bylaws Vote - I Scream, You Scream... It's Ice Cream Social Time - Council's Working Retreat on Policy Governance - Homeopathic First Aid for Life's Traumas
Silent City Uprising Coffee Supports Peace and Justice
Your Voice Is Important! GreenStar Seeks Member Opinions on Upcoming Decisions on Member Equity and Store Expansion
Occupy Main Street!
Part One of a Two-Part Series
Hydrofracking Poses a Serious Threat to ?GreenStar’s Mission — Let’s Voice Our Concerns
Empowerment by Juice: Fruits and Roots
Make Holiday Entertaining Easy and Green - The Real Costs of Bottled Water - Occupy Main Street! - Council News - Sales Flyer - Department News - Comfort Foods with a Healthy Twist - plus marketplace ads and more
A Look at the Year Ahead: GreenStar 2012 - Council Approves Loan to Fellow Co-op; Discusses Low Turnout for Member Bylaws Vote - It’s Your Turn — Annual Council Elections Near - GreenStar Recognized for Four ‘Signs of Sustainability’ - Cooking with Local Grains - Policy Governance — A New Approach - plus recipes, departments news, sales, events and more
The Difference GreenStar Makes - Ombuds Program Sprouts at GreenStar - Council News - North Office Notes - Membership Corner - Health Matters - Events - Sales and more
The Delicatessen @ GreenStar -— Tradition ?with a Twist - A New GreenStar Store in ?Collegetown? - Council News - Get Vocal About Local - BPA - Plastic Bags - Department News - Sales - Events - and more
Way Beyond Greenwashing -- Have Corporations Captured Big Conservation? - A Drop in the Ocean - Council News - Vote in April for Council Candidates and ?Proposed Bylaws Changes - Celebrate the Year of the Co-op at our Spring Meeting - Seeds Sown for Harvest: A Farewell to Kirtrina Baxter - The Principle of the Edible House - Department News - Events - Sales
By Laura Buttenbaum,
What is a co-op? This seemingly straightforward question can elicit a wide range of responses, from visceral and intrinsic to completely organizational and economic. According to the International Cooperative Association, "A co-operative is an autonomous association of persons unite...