Food Cooperatives

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Food cooperatives face a unique challenge in today’s political and economic climate. While the grocery industry has become ever more consolidated, corrupt, and centralized, consumers also have more choices than ever for organic, local, and natural foods that have long … Read More

2019 Annual Meeting Reportback

*Español Abajo* The CEANYC Board of Directors convened the Annual Members Meeting on Thursday, April 11th from 6PM-9PM at DCTV in Chinatown. 31 individuals representing 29 organizations (including 21 member organization) and our Board of Directors registered, and 22 people … Read More

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Food cooperatives face a unique challenge in today’s political and economic climate. While the grocery industry has become ever more consolidated, corrupt, and centralized, consumers also have more choices than ever for organic, local, and natural foods that have long … Read More

Seikatsu comes to NYC

Seikatsu Comes to New York City Earlier this Fall, CEANYC had the opportunity to host 13 visitors from the Seikatsu Club Consumer Cooperative Union (Seikatsu). Seikatsu is a consumer co-op federation that includes 32 different autonomous cooperatives spanning 21 prefectures … Read More

CEANYC Joins the Healthy Food Financing Initiative!

CEANYC is excited to join the American Heart Association and other organizations in the fight for healthy food access in New York. As food cooperatives, community gardens, CSA programs, and other solidarity economy groups, we know that access to healthy food can revitalize local economies, … Read More

Snapshot: Raina Kennedy

Organizer, Central Brooklyn Food Co-op How did you get into this work? In 2013 I was living in Flatbush, slogging my way through being underpaid and underemployed in various parts of the food industry, sad that the only way I … Read More

CEANYC Stands for Climate Justice

Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy blasted our city, leaving tens of thousands of people homeless. As a result, communities—primarily those comprised of low income New Yorkers of color—were devastated. As we saw in Sandy and Katrina, and have seen again … Read More

Disaster Relief

In the wake of Hurricanes Irma, Maria, and Harvey, we have seen that institutional and government responses consistently fail to meet the needs of those most directly impacted by climate disaster. Cooperatives, on the other hand, have a history of … Read More

Policy Plans

  On September 18th, we convened with representatives from worker cooperative, housing cooperative, and low-income credit union networks to discuss cross-sectoral policy and advocacy strategy moving forward. With city support for expanding worker ownership through initiatives like the Worker Cooperative … Read More

Board of Directors Training

On July 15th, people from different cooperatives in different sectors—Bushwick Food Cooperative, the New York Network of Worker Cooperatives, Central Brooklyn Food Cooperative, the Real Estate Investment Cooperative, and Westchester Food Cooperative (in Pennsylvania)—came out to Brooklyn Commons to learn … Read More

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