Worker Co-op Profiles

Worker Co-ops are actively involved in the economic and socio-economic fabric of their communities. This page gives a sampling of worker co-ops.

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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Kootenay Bakery Cafe’ Co-operative Has Found a Recipe for Success

By Kenzie Love In the almost 20 years since it set up shop in Nelson, BC, the Kootenay Bakery Cafe’ Cooperative has developed a reputation for nourishing food and a welcoming environment. The Cafe’ has always emphasized customer service — with the understanding that what’s good for its customers is good for its employees too. Kootenay Bakery Cafe’ Co-operative Has Found a Recipe for Success


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The Allium Does Food Differently

When The Allium was conceived in early 2019 in Calgary, it came into being as a worker co-op first and a restaurant second. Its founders knew they wanted to establish one of the latter, and their collective interests and experience led them to choose the former as the kind of business it would be.  Less The Allium Does Food Differently


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