What are the different types of co-ops?

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

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SHARED SERVICES/PRODUCER COOPERATIVES: A group of producers who unite to market or process their product or services.

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

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

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