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The Co-Op Economy in Maine


For many people, when they hear the term 'co-op' they think of the local food store or maybe one of the lobster co-ops that dot the coast.  But Maine has co-ops of all sizes and types in the retail, agriculture, fisheries, manufacturing, housing, financial services and other sectors.  October is Co-op Month, so Maine Calling asks “What is a co-op?” and examines the role of co-ops in Maine

Guests: Rob Brown - Cooperative Development Institute, Director of Business Ownership Solutions program

David Libby - President & CEO - Town & Country Federal Credit Union

Susan Patneaude - President, Board of Directors, Brunswick Bay Mobile Home Cooperative

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