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Let's talk co-ops!  Co-ops are a great model for building a democratic food system rooted in community!  Co-ops can take many forms - food co-ops, workers, producers, processors, farmers, fishermen, buying clubs, credit unions, marketing, & more!

Website: http://www.cooperativemaine.org
Location: Maine - statewide
Members: 25
Latest Activity: Oct 8, 2013

Cooperatives: Key Players in Local Maine Economies

State of the State TV THIS WEEK:

“Cooperatives: Key Players in Local Maine Economies”

(first air date 3/6//2012).

MECEP Executive Director Garrett Martin and his guests Jennifer Hill, Member, Cooperative Maine; Scott Cooper, Co-manager, Rising Tide Food Co-op; and Joanna Linden, Fedco Seeds discuss how local coops offer a real alternative to national chains and big box stores and contribute more to local economies.

Time Warner Cable TV affiliates statewide on Channel 9:

  • Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.
  • Sundays at 1:30 p.m.

However, air times may vary due to periodic program preemptions and rescheduling. To check the current Time Warner program schedule in your area, click here.  (AUDIO file MP3 13MB)

Other community television stations that are running the program are WOGT, Ogunquit; WVACTV Channel 2, Bethel; CATTV, Baileyville; Harpswell (for latest listings, click here), Freeport; Bath Community Television Channel 14, Mt. Blue Community TV, and Brunswick TV (for latest listings, click here)

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Cooperatives: Key Players in Local Maine Economies

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Comment by Randall Parr on April 17, 2012 at 1:27pm

Cooperation would be a wonderful idea!

 

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