Kenzie Love

BeetBox Farm Cultivates Community

By Kenzie Love BeetBox Farm  is a worker co-op that places community at the heart of its operations. Established in 2017 near Nepean, Ontario,  its founders were driven by a desire to grow healthy food they could share with people in the surrounding area, primarily through their Community Supported Agriculture program. The BeetBox program allows BeetBox Farm Cultivates Community

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Parcours Program Update

CWCF is working actively with le Réseau COOP in Quebec to adapt their worker co-op training program to English Canada, and we expect to launch it in mid to late February. It’s called le Parcours COOP, loosely translated as “Co-op Journey.”  This program offers entrepreneurs a framework for setting up their worker co-operative, with the Parcours Program Update

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Practical Steps Towards Dismantling Racism

By Kenzie Love In contrast to its American counterpart, which has seen considerable growth among BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of colour) communities in recent years, Canada’s worker co-op sector remains largely White, with little evidence that this is changing. Diversity and inclusion have been identified as priorities, but as Dr. Jessica Gordon-Nembhard argued in Practical Steps Towards Dismantling Racism

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