While high quality specialty coffee is the meat & potatoes of the operations here, what has been really interesting to me is discovering that there are a variety of reasons why folks make their way to Equal Exchange. For some, it is the worker-ownership model that called them to be a part of Equal Exchange (USA).
Cindy Eason, s.coop/1yj
Defra and the Office for Civil Society have commissioned the Plunkett Foundation to review the economic, social and environmental impacts of rural social enterprise in England. The research and development project will collect evidence on the contributions made by social enterprises to rural communities.
Joe Taylor, s.coop/1yk
Looking internationally, this American website teaches the youth about the Movement and also provides some trendy posters to highlight the Co-operative Principles. coopsrock.coop
Keep up to date on the constantly flourishing social enterprise sector right across London. www.sel.org.uk
cllrstevereed: Lively meeting of Lambeth Co-operative Party this evening, discussing plans to make Lambeth Britain’s first co-operative council.
Calverts: 10 out of 11 who started for Spain in the World Cup Final play for supporter-owned clubs.
CoopParty: Getting ready for hustings with the London Mayoral candidates in Southall. Hoping for #coops support
athertonjohn: Not complete by any means, but a list of co-operative people on Twitter: s.coop/1ya
CoopVoice: The Somerfield sale is now on! They are selling lots of Somerfield branded goods at 50% off. Sale on till end of August.
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