|food co-op resources on the net||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Thomas Andrew Newman (newmantCSOS.ORST.EDU)|
|Date: Fri, 18 Feb 1994 11:36:03 -0800|
>What Brett Koller described is commonly called a "food co-op." >The problems and advantages of these are pretty well known. >They are a lot better understood than the problems co-housing groups >face. Is there somewhere on the net that food coop info is archived? > >-Von Von, Here's some information on resources on the Institute for Global Communications system. They're working on a gopher, so a lot of this may be offered free soon. Tom newmant [at] csos.orst.edu ------------- >Date: Wed, 20 Oct 93 23:20:21 PDT >From: Brian Baker <ccof [at] igc.apc.org> >To: newmant [at] CSOS.ORST.EDU >Subject: Re: helping a local food co-op get connected > >Hello-- >We are a non-profit trade association of Organic Farmers. >We offer a number of services to retailers of organic foods. >If you want help sourcing product or getting information >on marketing, point of purchase information for consumers >or other information, I'd suggest that you call us at >408-423-2263. Peggy Felix is our supporting member coordinator. >She can give you more information on the services that we >can provide to food co-ops. ----------- bulletin boards on IGC relating to agriculture and food: susag.calendar Description: A calendar of events related to promoting sustainable agriculture -- includes conferences, events, workshops, protests and training sessions. Sponsor: Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Contacts: iatp keys: organic, biotechnology, conservation, calendar, dates, announcements susag.news Description: A newsletter covering the latest news in efforts to create a more sustainable agriculture policy on a global basis. Sponsor: Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Contacts: iatp keys: agriculture, organic, biotechnology, conservation susag.library Description: A repository of documents relevant to sustainable agriculture, including analyses, fact sheets, reference lists, reports and articles. All particpants are invited to contribute relevant materials. Sponsor: Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Contacts: iatp keys: trade, development, NAFTA, GATT, agriculture panna.panups Description: Private conference for use by Pesticide Action Network North America Regional Center to distribute its PANUPS news service. Sponsor: Pesticide Action Network North America Regional Center Contacts: panna keys: organic, agriculture, sustainable, safety pesticide.info Description: Library of pesticide-related information. This conference is also available as PESTICIDE-INFO database. Sponsor: Pesticide Action Network North America Contacts: panna keys: agriculture agri.farmbill Description: Updates on documents related to developments of 1995 farm bill from organizations and coalitions working on the bill . Sponsor: Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy Contacts: iatp keys: farm policy, family farm, farm bill, sustainable, agriculture, environment, organic, pesticides ced.coops Description: Discussion of the cooperative movement. Sponsor: Assoc for Progressive Communications Contacts: web:spider keys: cooperatives, co-operatives, canada, web ced.oz Description: To facilitate communities working and learning to build 'bottom up' green, socially just and sustainable local economic development thereby increasing appropriate employment, enterprise, training and co-operative opportunities. data.farmnet Description: Collection of information on sustainable agriculture, rural land degradation, positive solutions, and ideas on transforming rural land use which will eventually be part of the FarmNet concept. Sponsor: FarmNet en.agriculture Description: Discussion and news on current trends in alternative agriculture, rural sociology, agroeconomics, and politics of agriculture. keys: agriculture, nutrition, hunger, chemicals int.permacultu Description: Forum to promote & inform users about the importance of permaculture, a system aiming to live in harmony with the planet, creating a sustainable regime, improving and repairing the land. Contacts: peg:rfrances keys: agriculture, farming ipc5.permacult Description: To solicit electronic particpation in the Fifth International Permaculture Conference in Copenhagen August 26th through 29th 1993. Permaculture is applied ecology for the purposes of regeneration and sustainability. See int.permaculture for more info. Sponsor: Permakulturgruppen i DANMARK Contacts: ipcvcph@gn keys: permaculture, agriculture, development, bioregional, community, ecology, technology, sustainability, environment, biology, botony trade.library Description: A repository for trade related information: fact sheets, press releases, statistics, statements or other pertinent documents. Sponsor: Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy Contacts: iatp keys: trade/gatt/nafta citnet.pcsd Description: Exchange of information about the new President's Council on Sustainable Development whose goal is to "develop policy recommendations for a national strategy for sustainable development...." Sponsor: Citizens Network for Sustainable Development Contacts: citizensnet keys: environment, development, sustainable, consumption, agriculture, toxics, equity, grassroots, ecology, pollution, environmental justice comcause.exch Description: Open conference for comments and exchange with Common Cause, a national citizens' organization. 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