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4th Annual Principle Six Conference

April 1st 9:30 am-4:30 pm in Augusta, Maine Holocaust and Human Rights Center at the University of Maine Augusta Campus Hosted by Cooperative Maine and Cooperative Development Institute Please register today    How can we build a cooperative economy in Maine?   Cooperative Maine is turning 10 years old on March 25th.   This year’s Principle Six Conference will …

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OCTOBER is Co-op Month

For national 2016 CO-OP MONTH events & resources:  www.coopmonth.coop For MAINE events, check Cooperative Maine‘s Facebook page!  

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Visit our Booth – COMMON GROUND COUNTRY FAIR 2016

Common Ground Country Fair September 23, 24 & 25, 2016 Gates open at 9:00 am each day. Vendors open until 6:00 on Friday and Saturday, 5:00 on Sunday. Fair information

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The Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) works for a more cooperative Maine & northeast

Got Co-op Fever?  Is your cooperative spirit strong?  Need solid advice from seasoned cooperative development professionals?   Contact YOUR partner in building a more cooperative Maine & northeast:  Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) http://www.CDI.coop “We are transforming ownership of our economy, so all people can meet their basic needs. Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) is the source …

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3rd Annual Principle SIX Conference Registration NOW Open ONLINE

You’re invited to the 3rd Annual Principle Six Conference Viles Arboretum Conference Center, 153 Hospital St, Augusta, Maine Saturday, April 30, 2016, 8:30 am – 5 pm Hosted by: Cooperative Maine | Cooperative Development Institute & Democracy at Work Institute Principle Six brings us together as cooperatives to explore ways that we can support one another, meet our …

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Cooperative Maine’s 9th Anniversary is March 25, 2016

On March 25, 2016, Cooperative Maine turned 9 years old! A blast from the past! Here’s what happened at our first meeting: On Sunday, March 25, 2007 more than two dozen people from around Maine, representing nearly every sector of cooperative enterprise met in Augusta to discuss the potential for strengthening their local economies and …

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FORT KENT: Local Food Co-op is Good Economics

Local food co-op a good, economic option for those food dollars By Julia Bayly, BDN Staff Posted Feb. 28, 2016, at 7:38 a.m. [ See this and many other excellent “Homestead” articles online at BangorDailyNEWS.com ] FORT KENT, Maine — According to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average household in this country spends …

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SAVE THE DATE – APRIL 30 – 3rd Annual PRINCIPLE SIX Conference

3rd Annual Principle Six Conference | 2016 Viles Arboretum 153 Hospital Street, Augusta, ME  04330  ~ Saturday, April 30, 2016, 9 am to 4 pm  ~ Principle Six registration will be online, check back here -OR- on home page for the info & link. SAVE THE DATE The third annual Principle Six conference of Maine cooperatives is …

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Happy Anniversary, Portland Food Co-op!

http://www.PortlandFood.coop Nice article, below, with some strong numbers proving the potential of cooperatives to power Maine’s future food system!  It was a long, long road beginning with the 1st meeting in March of 2006!  Congratulations, Portland! A ‘ripple of benefits’: Portland Food Co-op celebrates $3 million in sales after first year of retail store By …

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Common Ground Country Fair – Cooperative Maine Booth

Less than one month away!  Visit the Cooperative Maine Booth!  Meet folks from various cooperatives from around Maine!  Volunteer for a shift at the booth!  Attend one of our cooperative workshop sessions!  Contact: Paul Sheridan, Cooperative Maine, sheridanpa@earthlink.net, 207-338-0350   MESSAGE FROM PAUL SHERIDAN: Friends:   Please pencil in these dates, and discuss with your board/managers… It …

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