Author Archives: Greg

The Oakland Food Mill now carries Co-Soap!

We are happy to announce that the Oakland Food Mill is the newest location to carry Co-Soap products! Founded in 1933, the family-owned Food Mill is Oakland’s original health food store. The workers and owners of the food mill are … Continue reading

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Berkeley Student Food Collective Now Carrying Co-Soap!

Hello Co-Soapers! We are pleased to announce our newest location. The Berkeley Student Food Collective! The Berkeley Student Food Collective (BSFC) is a cooperative grocery market dedicated to: providing fresh, local, healthy, environmentally sustainable and ethically produced food at affordable … Continue reading

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Hello Wisconsin! Community Pharmacy in Madison Now Carries Co-Soap

We are proud to announce our newest location! Community Pharmacy of Madison Wisconsin.  Community Pharmacy is a fellow worker cooperative whose “mission is to promote health.” They are committed to expanding the definition of health to include a “right to … Continue reading

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Rock Paper Scissors Collective Now Carrying Co-Soap!

Co-Soap Cooperative is proud to announce our sixth location! As taken from RPS Collective’s website: Rock paper scissors collective is a volunteer-run organization that fosters creativity and collaboration in order to strengthen local communities and encourage sustainable practices and alternative … Continue reading

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Work It! Own It! Discussion and Workshop on Developing Worker Cooperatives 4 PM at Occupy Oakland

This Sunday at 4pm Co-Soap member Greg will be facilitating a workshop at Occupy Oakland to discuss cooperative production strategies. Learn about the history of the Unemployed Exchange Association founded here in Oakland during the great depression and brain storm … Continue reading

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Mandela Foods Cooperative Now Carrying Co-Soap!

Co-Soap is happy to announce that Mandela Foods Cooperative is now carrying our products! Mandela Foods Cooperative is a worker-owned full-service grocery store and nutrition center cooperative in West Oakland, across the street from West Oakland BART at: 1430 7th … Continue reading

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Oakland Pride Here We Come!

Co-Soap Cooperative is proud to be an exhibitor at Oakland Pride! Come check us out, buy some soap, and listen to  great music and dance the day away! There will be great food, exhibits, and music. What else could you … Continue reading

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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 Business Models, Consumer and Worker Cooperatives

Did you know that over 1 Billion people on this planet are members of cooperatives? Cooperation in the US, as well as internationally, has had a rich history of experimentation and has taken many forms. There are many different types … Continue reading

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