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Co-op Business Model Delivers Power of Ownership to Mobile Home Park Residents

n an article published by Hanover Co-op Food Stores, leaders of three of New England’s largest consumer cooperatives say Vermont’s newest cooperatively-owned manufactured home park is a testament to the financial security, self-help and growth inherent in the co-op business model.

“Consumers want more control over their economic lives; they want to support local producers; they want to create good, sustainable, community-based jobs; and, in the truest sense of the New England spirit, they want to support their neighbors. Cooperative enterprise is a powerful model for achieving these goals and for building a more inclusive economy,” Rob Miller, Kari Bradley and Edward W. Fox wrote.

Read the full article here: https://press.coopfoodstore.coop/co-ops-are-democracy-in-action

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