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- FORM A FOOD BUYING COOP. Cumiskey, Suzi // Permaculture Magazine;Summer2014, Issue 80, p19
The article focuses on the establishment of food buying cooperative which will allow persons to share a minimum charge on wholesale order or shared deliveries.
- ARE YOU LIVING IN A FOOD DESERT? Reynolds, John // Ecologist;Apr2005, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p40
Provides advice on food shopping in Great Britain. Percentage of food shopping that is done in supermarkets; Steps in setting up a food-buying group; Benefits of food-buying cooperatives; List of recommended food wholesalers.
- WHICH IS BETTER FOR YOU: CO-OP OR PRIME VENDOR? // FoodService Director;12/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 12, p26
Reports that cooperative food purchasing programs are more popular and effective for smaller colleges and universities in the United States than prime vendor agreements, based on a survey by Cini-Little International; Implications of cooperative purchasing on the food purchases of universities;...
- Cornwall Community Co-op hosts local harvest fest. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;11/3/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 44, p17
The article announces the commencement of Corwall Community Co-op's 2008-2009 Membership Drive with an Autumn Harvest Celebration in New York on November 1, 2008. It notes that all its activities are open to the public free of charge. The individuals and families who will be participating will...
- STARRING SCHOOL FSD: ASFSA's online co-op chat. // FoodService Director;01/15/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p22
Reports on the online chat on purchasing co-operatives coordinated by the American School Food Service Association. Members of the Northern Illinois Independent Purchasing Cooperative; Emergence of purchasing co-operatives.
- Motivation of Food Cooperative Members: Reply to Curhan and Wertheim. Sommer, Robert; Hohn, William E.; Tyburczy, Jason // Journal of Retailing;Winter81, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p114
On the basis of their studies of 35 food-buying co-ops in the greater Boston area, Curhan and Wertheim concluded that the major source of motivation for co-op members is involvement in primary group relationships. This conclusion is at variance with other studies of food co-ops that show price...
- Consumer Food Buying Cooperatives--A Market Examined. Curhan, Ronald C.; Wertheim, Edward G. // Journal of Retailing;Winter72/73, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p28
This article reports a study of consumer food buying cooperatives located in the greater Boston, Massachusetts area. Size, composition, scope of activities, and operational characteristics were investigated for thirty-four cooperatives. Questionnaires were administered to approximately 225...
- Economies of Size and Performance in Preorder Food Cooperatives. Coflerill, Ronald // Journal of Retailing;Spring81, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p43
Preorder consumer food cooperatives, commonly called food-buying clubs, are a well-known example of participatory consumer cooperation. Members trade labor in return for lower prices on products This article develops a theory to predict when consumers will join a p reorder food cooperative. It...
- A great social equalizer: Grocery shopping. Cohen, Aaron D. // Las Vegas Business Press;7/3/95, Vol. 12 Issue 26, p4
Opinion. Discusses issues concerning grocery shopping. Author's claim that it is difficult to look cool in a supermarket; Author's classification of people according to the cars they drive; Claim that all shoppers are equal socially.