Monthly Archives: October 2012

Maine celebrates National Co-op Month

Just co-operate! By DEIRDRE FULTON |  October 10, 2012, The Portland Phoenix HAVING THEIR SAY Worker-owners can weigh in at Local Sprouts. It’s the Year of the Dragon (Chinese Zodiac), the Year of the Girl (Girl Scouts of the USA), and, perhaps less well known, the International Year of Cooperatives, according to the United Nations. […]
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Worker Co-op Week at Local Sprouts Cooperative

Worker Co-op Week at Local Sprouts Cooperative In celebration of Co-op Month and 2012 International Year of Cooperatives Monday, October 22, 7:30pm Local Sprouts Cafe, 649 Congress St. Portland, Maine Shift Change A new documentary of true stories of dignified jobs in democratic workplaces Special Screening with filmmakers Mark Dworkin and Melissa Young At a […]
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Shift Change: New Documentary about Worker Co-ops

— The highly anticipated new documentary film, SHIFT CHANGE (, will be shown at Local Sprouts Café in Portland, Maine on October 22nd after having its world premiere in Oakland, California, on October 18, 2012.  Filmmakers Melissa Young and Mark Dworkin will be coming to Portland to share their film and will present after the […]
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