USDA’s Rural Business-Cooperative Service has organized a number of events and webinars to both celebrate the cooperative movement and to raise awareness of their importance.
When the Last Grocery Store Closes – Exploring Cooperative Options
Dr. David Proctor, Rural Grocery Initiative, Kansas State University
Marnie Thompson, Fund 4 Democratic Communities, North Carolina
Link to webinar with audio. https://cc.readytalk.com/r/v92f7ysqo9k0&eom
Please see attached the Co-op Month Event Calendar (http://www.rd.usda.gov/files/RD-CoopEventCalendarOct2016.pdf) are a listing of webinars and events they are hosting this month.
October 15NYS Sheep and Wool Festival