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2014 Northeast Permaculture Convergence
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Saturday, July 5 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Creating Resilient Cooperatives

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Resilient Cooperatives: A discussion on how we can create cooperative organizations that meet our basic needs and feed our souls.

Through a participatory discussion we will learn about cooperation and how groups have used the cooperative business structure to meet basic needs in their communities. We will draw the connections between permaculture and cooperative values and how together these values bring us together as people on Earth. Out of the workshop, participants will gain knowledge about the basic steps of starting a cooperative and inspiration to explore this model in their community.


Jonah Fertig

Jonah Fertig is a cooperator, organizer, consultant, chef, teacher, designer, facilitator, gardener, artist, musician and father. He is the coordinator and founder of Cooperative Fermentation, a new project that is working to democratize the food system through creating cooperatives. Cooperative Fermentation is incubating with the Resilience Hub and cooperating with the Cooperative Development Institute. He co-founded Local Sprouts Cooperative... Read More →

Saturday July 5, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am

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