The sixth cooperative principle, cooperation among co-ops, is central to the aims of the Mid-Atlantic Food Cooperative Alliance (MAFCA) members. Longtime members of established co-ops are happy to speak to people who want to start their own coops. Representatives of start-up co-ops often come to MAFCA meetings to share their plans and get advice.
Since there are only three MAFCA meetings per year, members of MAFCA co-ops also share information by telephone and/or email. Feel free to email us at info [at] mafca.coop
Did You Know:
- Even when the economy was down, or perhaps especially when the economy was down, food cooperatives continued
to grow and thrive. This article about The Boom in Food Co-ops, tells us that as of 2011 there were 200 new co-ops in