Published September 11, 2017 by Food Co-op Initiative

Startups and Small & Strong open co-ops in Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin*  are invited to attend the Third Annual Small and Strong Conference, a one-day networking and training event for board and staff of Upper Midwest food co-ops with sales under $3 million.

Small and Strong 2017 afWhat:   This year’s theme is Preparing for Change:  Whether your co-op is starting up, growing or renewing, learn how to align Culture, Board, Staff and your Community to ensure success in your efforts. Best of all, learn from and network with your peers.

When:  Saturday, November 11, 2017  FROM  9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Where:    Kopp Student Center, Normandale Community College, 9700 France Ave. S., Bloomington, MN

Cost:    $20 per person – Pre-registration STONGLY preferred.

Register:   Click here to register for the conference.

Agenda:   Click here to download a conference agenda/

* = Small co-ops opened in other states will be accepted if space allows.

The conference is being presented by the Northcountry Cooperative Foundation (NCF) in collaboration with Cooperative Development Services (CDS), Shared Capital Cooperative (formerly NCDF), the Food Co-op Initiative (fci) and the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives.