Building the Cooperative - updates:

The Four Cornerstones
    and the 3-Stage Development Model

Three Development Stages
 

Stage 1: Organizing
Stage 2: Feasibility & Planning
Stage 3: Implementation

 

  • Emerging Co-op: Brings about the open store and satisfaction of owner/member needs

  • Demonstrated capacity in all the cornerstones

  • Includes

    • Pre-construction

    • Construction & Renovation

    • Preparation for Opening

    • Sustaining – First Year and Beyond

  • Brings about the satisfaction of member needs

                                         https://www.fci.coop/about-us/food-co-op-development-model/

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