Orca Books – Olympia, WA

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Industry: Books Location: Olympia, Washington Number of employees: 7 Became employee owned: in process Assistance from: Northwest Cooperative Development Center Learn more Orca Books – Orca Books Co-op Information Orca Books – Orca Books To Convert To Cooperative, Launches Membership Drive (2019) The Olympian  – Orca Books is writing its next chapter. Here’s how you can help (2019) […]

Fifth Season Cooperative – Viroqua, WI

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Location: Viroqua, Wisconsin Industry: Farming Number of employees: 5 Became cooperatively owned: 2010 From the company http://www.fifthseasoncoop.com/ Fifth Season – The History of the Fifth Season Cooperative Fifth Season –  Cooperative Bylaws Learn more Vernon Broadcaster – Fifth Season Co-op continues growth, success (2018) P2P Foundation – The Fifth Season Cooperative: Building Community Wealth and […]

Fedco Seeds – Clinton, ME

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Consumers own 60% of this cooperative and worker members own 40%. Industry: Farming Location: Clinton, Maine Number of employees: 60 Became employee owned: 1978 From the company https://www.fedcoseeds.com/ https://www.fedcoseeds.com/about_fedco.htm Fedco – Fedco Seeds – A 60%:40% Consumer/Worker Cooperative (2009) Learn more Lancaster Farming – Seed Company Founded During Maine’s ‘Back-to-the-Land Movement’ (2019) University of Maine […]