Published June 29, 2012 by Food Co-op Initiative

When in the organizing process is it time to start creating and using financial documents? Right away! Find out why and how in this workshop with Stuart Reid, executive director of Food Co-op Initiative.

Filmed at the California Co-op Conference in May, 2012, Reid discusses how to create a realistic development budget for starting a food cooperative, using the Sources and Uses Budget tool developed by Bill Gessner.

You may wish to download the related Sources and Uses Budget that Stuart will be referring to in the workshop.

Thank you to JJ Noire, independent filmmaker, for capturing this workshop. If you are considering a worker-owned co-op, you might take a look at her other work, including This Way Out: A Guide To Starting A Worker Cooperative.