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cooperatives

Farmers started forming co-ops nearly a century ago, primarily to get better prices for their crops. They pooled their resources, put up storage bins and gained leverage with buyers.

Redefining the Co-op in Ways Big & Small

Jun 24, 2013
Hilary Stohs-Krause (Harvest Public Media)

One in five adults over age 15 is a member of a cooperative, according to the United Nations.