Monthly Archives: August 2011

Co-Soap Now at Phat Flea’s Market Bazaar Every Saturday!

Co-Soap is proud to announce that we will now be selling our soaps every Saturday at the Phat Flea’s Market Bazaar, which is at the North Oakland Farmers Market on 5715 Market St. You can learn more about Phat Flea’s … Continue reading

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We’re In San Francisco! Other Avenues Cooperative Now Carries Co-Soap!

View Larger MapCo-Soap is proud to announce Other Avenues Worker Cooperative of San Francisco as the latest store to sign up to carry our line of soaps! We are thrilled to be working with another worker cooperative in the bay … Continue reading

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Cooperative Spotlight: Coopedota R.L.

This blog post is a spotlight on a contemporary example of one large and hugely successful worker’s cooperative hailing from Costa Rica’s Dota valley. Coopedota is a great model for the communal developments that can arise from a spirit of … Continue reading

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Biofuel Oasis now carrying Co-soap!

You can now find Co-soap right next to the checkout stand at Biofuel Oasis, a Berkeley-born worker’s cooperative specializing in, you guessed it, BIOFUEL! The woman/worker owned business buys and makes available this naturally and sustainably derived alternative to petroleum. … Continue reading

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Coconut oil: a brief overview of a plant that is more friend than foe

It seems that the coconut, especially coconut oil, has received a bad rap in The United States and in Europe as of late. This is because many studies claim that the high levels of saturated fats are detrimental to the … Continue reading

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Palm oil problems part II: slash and burn agriculture, deforestation and environmental pillaging

A few weeks ago we published a blog about palm oil plantations that revolved around the social and cultural impact of exploitative agriculture and colonial legacies. We aren’t done plundering the veritable booty that is the problems with palm oil … Continue reading

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Oakland Local and Co-soap are teaming up

Greetings bathers and readers, today’s blog post is foaming with good news! Co-Soap is partnering up and advertising with Oakland Local. Oakland Local is Oakland’s premier social media website, not to mention it’s being on the Columbia Journalism Review’s list … Continue reading

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