Jan
7
Jan 8

Cooperative Design Lab Weekend Three

The theme of weekend three is Culture Work. We will be doing some challenging work around core values, diversity and anti-oppression, democratic decision making, vision and mission, marketing plans and strategies, facilitation, and working with technical assistance.

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Oct
15
Oct 16

Cooperative Design Lab Weekend Two

The theme of this weekend's CDL is Membership and Membership Skills. We will be unpacking issues around recruiting and keeping members, accountability and evaluation systems in cooperatives, communication, conflict management, network and relationship building, and leadership development.

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May
11
6:00 pm18:00

Webinar Series Begins

Please see our webinar calendar running the second Wednesday of the month May 2016 to February 2017, sponsored by New England Grassroots Environment Fund.

 

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Apr
30
9:00 am09:00

Principle 6 Conference - Cooperative Maine

Cooperation among cooperatives is the sixth principle. This conference is a convergence of skill sharing and collective work to strengthen and accelerate cooperative development in maine. Visit http://cooperativemaine.org/ for details! 

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Apr
9
Apr 10

Cooperative Design Lab Weekend One

Join us for the opening weekend of CDL 2016. Our theme for this weekend is Organizational Design. We will be discussing cooperative design through the permaculture lens, the phases of cooperative development, project timelines, value propositions, patterns in organizational structure, and cooperative viability.

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Mar
28
Mar 29

Cooperative Design Lab Applications Due

We will no longer be accepting applications for CDL 2016 after this date. Take advantage of this unique opportunity and apply early!

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Nov
1
3:00 pm15:00

Cooperative Design Lab Farm Dinner

Join us at the George Perley house for a harvest-season farm dinner, to eat some darn fine cookin', learn more about the Cooperative Design Lab, and have a superfine time.

Festivities include: Make-your-own-fall-ferment stations! Games! Music! Art! Dancing Party! Squash eating contest?

 

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