Co-operatives exist for people to work together to enrich and improve their lives and their communities. Our region features producer, worker, consumer and secondary co-operatives that are communicating and practicing the co-operative advantage. Co-ops have been resilient in the current recession, preserving jobs, economic infrastructure and community wealth. Using the co-operative model people can share resources to gain greater access and control over food, finances and housing. Co-ops secure employment, build community and market products being guided by our shared principles, allowing members to live according to their values.


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Featuring Valley Co-ops, Franklin Community Co-op & River Valley Co-op! ... See MoreSee Less

Greenfield Community College Screening

March 7, 2018, 12:00pm - March 7, 2018, 1:00pm

Food For Change examines the history of cooperatives in America as the country's longest-surviving alternative economic system. The 82-minute documentary focuses in on the local food movement and the ...

Congratulations on 20 years of Co-operation to Valley #Coop Our Family Farms Milk! ... See MoreSee Less

Pick up The Recorder or the Daily Hampshire Gazette TODAY to get a copy of our 20th anniversary special section! Lots of photos then and now, a story about our local farmer-owned co-op and some great...