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What are the different types of co-ops?

CONSUMER COOPERATIVES

 Owned by consumers who buy goods or services from their cooperative.


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Park Slope Food Cooperative


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Co-op City, Bronx


 

SHARED SERVICES/PRODUCER COOPERATIVES

A group of producers who unite to market or process their product or services.

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 Logo-Hunts_Point_Produce_Market.png  HUNTS POINT PRODUCE MARKET
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


WORKER COOPERATIVES


Owned and democratically governed by employees who become co-op members.

 


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Cooperative home care associates


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equal exchange

 


 

 

HYBRID COOPERATIVES

A combination of co-op types, where people with common interests band together.

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