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    Kootenay Country Store Co-op, Baker Street, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada.

    With the highest concentration of co-operatives in British Columbia, Nelson has built a strong, democratic and community-owned alternative economy. With a carshare co-op, the food co-op, co-op radio and even discussions about cow-sharing, and an abattoir co-op, one local talked about the pleasure of conducting all of your daily transactions through community owned enterprises.

    For more on the Kootenay Country Store Co-op, visit: www.kootenay.coop/

    For a great talk on the possibilities of cooperatives in building democratic regional structures and supporting just trade, check out Martin Van Den Borre´s talk - due to be released soon - at www.canadianvoices.org/

    1. +Jethro+ 70 months ago | reply

      I have spent many hours filling these bulk bins! Good times for sure and a great place to work.

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