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Why I Still Believe in Co-ops

Posted by Emi Do on September 19, 2023

There was a moment at a Young Agrarians farm potluck many moons ago, where I felt in my gut, “I think these are my people.” Maybe it was the unabashed way folks were chowing down on food, or the laugh lines etched into tired suntanned faces. My guess, though, is that I felt like I was among folks who, like me, were unwilling to let the big problems of the world get in the way of carving out a solution: action-oriented, spirited, and full of grit.  Fifteen years later, whether due to aching backs, low profit margins, or the looming … Continue reading Why I Still Believe in Co-ops