Category Archives: Cooperation

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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2012 is UN’s International Year of the Coop!

The United Nations has deemed 2012 the International Year of the Cooperative.  With the theme of “Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World” the UN hopes to promote the idea of cooperation and encourage the of cooperative organizations. Visit the official … 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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Cosmetics Cooperative in Oaxaca, Mexico

Hello fellow cooperators, We came across another great cosmetics cooperative in Oaxaca, Mexico and we just had to share it with you. It’s amazing how much people can accomplish by working together and cooperating. “Cosmeticos Naturales de Mazunte” is an … Continue reading

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Shop Sustainably with Green Zebra in San Francisco and visit our 7th Location!

Co-Soap is proud to announce our 7th location, the Green Zebra! Our globalized planet today faces many global challenges ranging from global warming, safe water access, and an industrial system based on depleting sources of fossil fuels. We cannot keep … 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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Co-Soap Joins Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives

Co-Soap is happy to announce that as of October 11, 2011, Two Oaks Cooperative Inc. (our umbrella Corporation) is the newest member to the Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives. The Network of Bay Area Worker Cooperatives (pronounced “NoBOSS”) is … 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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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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