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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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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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Cooperative Maine Says NO to Fast Track

Cooperative Maine is very proud to announce we are an official member of the Maine Fair Trade Campaign ! No paper tigers, Cooperative Maine members have been actively campaigning to STOP FAST TRACK! You’ll be happy to know that Cooperative Maine IS among the over 2000 organizational signers of the letter sent to Congress by the Citizens …

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Central Maine NEWS article on 2nd Annual PRINCIPLE SIX Conference

Augusta conference tracks conversion of business to worker-owned cooperative The story of the formation of Island Employee Cooperative Inc., was the topic of one of several sessions on cooperation among co-ops, held at Augusta’s Viles Arboretum. BY BETTY ADAMS STAFF WRITER  [ SAT, April 25, 2015 ] [email protected] | 207-621-5631 Marada Cook, of Crown O’Maine, listens …

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Earth Day Co-op Mixer at Gardiner Food Co-op

Want to have a sneak peak at the Co-op space?  Want to celebrate Earth Day with your fellow Co-op Members?  Have you been meaning to become a Member-Owner? Mixers are a great chance to do so- someone has already agreed to offer you a beer if you do! Already a Member-Owner? Come mingle and enjoy …

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REGISTRATION IS OPEN for 2015 Principle Six Conference

2nd Annual Principle Six Conference | 2015 Viles Arboretum 153 Hospital Street, Augusta, ME  04330  ~ Saturday, April 25, 2015, 9 am to 3 pm  ~ Conference Poster  |  PDF  ~ This event is sponsored, in part, by CDI and CFNE – Thank you! OFFICIAL REGISTRATION (here … NOW!…) IT’s HERE!  |  PDF Early bird …

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About the Film SHIFT CHANGE is a documentary film by veteran award-winning filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin. It tells the little known stories of employee owned businesses that compete successfully in today’s economy while providing secure, dignified jobs in democratic workplaces. With the long decline in US manufacturing and today’s economic crisis, millions have been …

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Owning Your Grocery Store: Community-Funded Food Co-op Opens in Portland

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The Portland Food Co-op is officially open for business today - mainetoday — Cooperative Maine (@Cooperative_ME) December 11, 2014

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