COLLABORATIVE CHANGE BREAKOUT: Cooperatives – Re-emerging Tools For Innovation Through Collaboration

November 23, 2017
2:00 pm  -  2:15 pm

The food system has multiple points of entry that enable farmers and food producers to collaborate. From accessing land, sharing equipment, and hosting work parties, to aggregating product and marketing collectively, cooperatives are emerging throughout the food chain. And when people work together to reach common goals, the results can be magnetic, inviting even more people to participate in cooperative culture. Join farmers and food activists Heather Pritchard and Arzeena Hamir as they discuss their experiences developing agricultural cooperatives.

Session Category :  Plenary Sessions