Cultivating Co-ops

A Resource Guide For Co-operative Development in British Columbia

Published by the BC Co-operative Association

February 2011

This guide outlines what a co-operative is and what kinds of co-ops exist. It also describes the steps to take in order to develop a cooperative and help to connect you with further resources. Hopefully, it will answer some of your questions!

You may photocopy or reproduce parts of this booklet for your research and to help your group. However, we request that you cite the source. Cultivating Co-ops Guide has been developed by the BC Co-operative Association and used with permission.

For additional information on cooperatives go to the BC Co-operative website.

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