Monday, December 8, 2014

ASLC in the News

In a two-part series, the Arkansas Sustainable Livestock Cooperative was featured on Ozarks at Large, which can be found here:

Friday, December 5, 2014

Value Added 2.0

The future: "convenience" foods.

Livestock and Climate Change

Here's the latest report on livestock agriculture and climate change, which is a longstanding dispute.
On this, and so many more points of dispute, I cannot but recommend Simon Fairlie's Meat: A Benign Extravagance. There's no better systematic treatment of human omnivory out there, hands down.

Why Philanthropy Makes Business Sense... of Twitter, Biz Stone, here.

Servant Leadership

The Coop should really consider sending it's leadership and/or membership to some of the seminars the Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership hosts.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Whole Foods and Instacart

The press release is here.


A new resource: Agrilicious

Delivery Start-Ups Are Back Like It's 1999

From the New York Times.

From Dawn to Dusk

A really nice marketing tool from Organic Valley....From Dawn to Dusk

Cornell Small Farms Program

Everyone should be aware of the resources available through the Cornell Small Farms Program.

For the People, By the People

A nice TED talk:

Architecture By the People For the People - Alastair Parvin

Farmed and Dangerous

A new video series from Chipotle: Farmed and Dangerous

12 Natural Laws of Business

What is a Coop?

Here is a list of useful resources about cooperatives:

What is a Coop? - International Cooperative Alliance

Co-ops 101: An Introduction - USDA Report

Coop Academy - Green Worker Cooperatives

Farmers' Cooperatives - CROPP Cooperative

Cooperative Business Structure - U.S. Small Business Administration