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What is a co-op?          

Are there different types of co-ops?
You can’t find a co-op in your area or you don’t know what to look for? There are many different types of co-ops, so maybe you’re looking in the wrong place. Co-ops serve both rural and urban communities in various ways, such as:

  • agriculture
  • housing
  • credit and other financial services (through credit unions)
  • groceries
  • education
  • telecommunication
  • insurance
  • utilities
  • and many more

You’ll feel much better knowing that
your purchasing power is going back
to your community.

For more local co-ops in your area check out our list.



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