Date: September 9, 2013 Contact: Ellen Vera; 513-807-3898; firstname.lastname@example.org Farm Credit of Mid America & Co Bank Loan Helps Our Harvest Union Co-op Grow Local, Sustainable Jobs in Cincinnati Funding allows group to expand operations, provide more local, organic food options for community Dedicated to rebuilding the local food system, training farmers, and creating family […]
What an exciting time! Our Harvest co-op is growing! Check out this inspiring video and new crowdfunding campaign! See how Our Harvest strengthens our local food system by training new farmers, producing sustainably grown produce, and establishing a food hub to connect local farmers to larger institutions. You can be a part of this and […]
Spring is here (snowflakes be gone!) and union co-ops are blossoming in Cincinnati . . . We’re making national news! Read about our “new business model that invests in workers and invests in communities.. . a blueprint to keep jobs local, tie new businesses to existing city institutions, and give workers a voice . . […]
Planting has begun for Our Harvest’s second CSA season! This is a delicious way you can support the union-co-op effort — by purchasing a share or half share of our organic CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program. What is Our Harvest? *A union worker owner cooperative. Find out more at cincinnatiunioncoop.org. *An exciting opportunity to rebuild […]
Be prepared to be inspired! Check out the Our Harvest 2012 video recap.
Beverly Jones writes a weekly reflection called Life in the Turn Lane. Here is an excerpt from her writing on December 15, 2012 “I am a late comer to the whole worker justice realm, to see our contemporary struggles in the frame of our faith’s Exodus story – slaves in Egypt. The historical clash over […]
Original story found at http://www.soapboxmedia.com/forgood/121112unioncoop.aspx Union Cooperative Initiative works to build sustainable local jobs Kristen Barker isn’t surprised if you haven’t heard of the Cincinnati Union Cooperative Initiative. In fact, she pretty much planned it that way. She wants CUCI to demonstrate success in the form of job creation — and not just talk about […]
Home Co-op Initiatives Background Media Contact UsWelcome to the Cincinnati Union Coop Initiative!The Cincinnati Union Cooperative Initiative CUCI emerged in the wake of a historic agreement signed in October, 2009 between Mondragon and the United Steelworkers, North America’s largest industrial union, to launch union-cooperatives in the United States. The agreement opened the door for the opportunity for CUCI’s to create jobs that are family supporting and improve the local economy in the Greater Cincinnati area by replicating and enhancing the long standing success of Mondragon’s Worker-Owned Cooperative Model by implementing the United Steelworker USW – Mondragon agreement. RSS iconSUBSCRIBE TO OUR FEEDS:ALL POSTS We currently need support to complete feasibility studies for each initiative. Your support is greatly appreciated!01 November 2013 ~ 0 CommentsSave the date! Dec. 9 & Help Create an Economy that Works for All!Uncategorized It’s Time to Celebrate! And tickets are available online! We hope you can join us for a party on December 9th with tasty tapas and Yucky Cookies! Cincinnati Union Co-op Initiative CUCI is a non-profit that partners with individuals and organizations to bring worker-owned businesses to life that create family sustaining jobs and an economy […]10 October 2013 ~ 0 CommentsSupport the Cincinnati Union Coop at the Cincy Charity Golf Ball DropUncategorized This year we are participating in the 2013 Cincy Charity Golf Ball Drop. On November 15th, 100,000 Numbered Wiffle Golf Balls will be dropped onto the field at Nippert Stadium. One lucky winner will receive $10,000 and the 200 closest balls to the target will have a chance to win $1,000.000. Nine other prizes valued […]