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Assorted Ag Cooperatives' Sites

  • Dairy Cooperative Sites
  • ACDI/VOCA - Nonprofit co-op promoting market liberalization by building international cooperative partnerships and encouraging the sound management of natural resources. Includes a member directory, regional farm co-op resources, and information on volunteering.
  • Agricore United - Agricore, a farmer-owned business, specializes in fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides, and seed sales. Includes information on buying and selling crops, a facility locator, and general information on agriculture.
  • Agriculture Co-operatives of Canada - Official government information and links, and laws governing the cooperative model of business in Canada. In French and English.
  • Alpaca Fiber Cooperative of North America - Cooperative which serves the North American alpaca industry by turning members fiber into finished products and returning profits to the member/owners.
  • Cooperative Elevator Association - Locations in Ocheyedan, Hartley, and Sibley Iowa. Includes listing of local grain prices, agriculture news, and farming links.
  • Cooperative Resources International - A holding cooperative comprised of AgSource Cooperative Services, Genex, and the Central Livestock Association. Contains info on dairy and beef genetics, online product store, and agriculture links.
  • Countryside Cooperative - Wisconsin cooperative offering crop supplies, feed, fuel, and graining marketing services to farmers. Includes list of branch locations and a co-op newsletter.
  • Erie Crawford Cooperative - Providing feed, seed, fertilizer, farming supplies and home and garden needs to the Erie-Crawford Counties in Pennsylvania. Lists of members, products and services.
  • The Grain Pool of Western Australia - Prices, news and general information.
  • Midwest Cooperative - Offers information and services through multiple locations in Kansas. Includes branch details, kid's corner, and department specifics.
  • Midwest Farmers Coop - Represent grain producers in Northwest Iowa. Includes a grain price index and FAQ.
  • National Council of Farmer Cooperatives - A nationwide association of cooperative businesses owned and controlled by farmers. Includes info on education, awards, and the cooperative business model.
  • Progressive Farmers - Progressive Farmers is locally owned by our members with locations in De Pere, Greenleaf, and Brillion Wisconsin. Includes general store information.
  • Rural Administration and Cooperatives - A Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) sustainable development program website, focused on the role and potential value of coooperative institutions in rural economies around the world.
  • Tennessee Farmer's Cooperative - Locations and hours for farm co-op stores around the state, plus state agriculture information.
  • Thumb Oilseed Producers' Co-operative - A soybean processing facility located in Ubly, Michigan. Gives information on products, the processes used and contact details.
  • United Flower Growers - Includes auction and grower information, a newsletter, and flower calendar.
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Business-Cooperative Service - Mission is to promote understanding and use of the cooperative form of business as a viable organizational option for marketing and distributing agricultural products. Includes USDA eForms, a library of publications, industry regulations, and a directory of field offices.
  • Agricultural Databases for Decision Support - A non-profit organization that develops, in cooperation with USDA, Cooperative Extension, producer commodity groups and private industry, information resources to assist end-users in making decisions. Offering extensive searchable information on dairy, milk, beef and diseases.
  • Allied Federated Cooperatives, Inc. - The third largest co-operative in New York (USA) whose focus is to help dairy producers more effectively market their milk. Offers services to members to help manage the day to day operation of a dairy farm.
  • Dairy Farmers of America - A large producer-owned dairy cooperative and food company in the United States. Website offers information on the organization, dairy news, member services, dairy facts and an online store for their products.
  • Dairy Management Inc. - The domestic and international planning and management organization responsible for increasing demand for dairy products on behalf of United States dairy farmers. Information on promotion campaigns, trade show and meeting visits, dairy related websites, scholarships, annual report, and frequently asked questions.
  • FarmRight - Providing consultancy and management services to improve profitability of dairy farms in the South Island of New Zealand.
  • Fonterra Co-operative Group - A New Zealand dairy co-operative which includes its dairy marketing company, milk collection and processing company, and the New Zealand Dairy Board. The website offers facts about the co-operative, its history, a monthly newsletter and information for shareholders.
  • Kingshay Farming Trust - An independent farmer run organisation, providing solutions and results on current and future issues to improve profitability on dairy farms.
  • Maryland & Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association - A milk marketing and processing cooperative that guarantees a market to its dairy farmer-owners in ten states from Pennsylvania to Alabama. Offers markets, news, membership and contact information.
  • Organic Milk Suppliers Cooperative - Supplies organic milk to the UK dairy industry. Includes information on converting to organic production.
  • Queensland Dairy Farmers Organization - Offers dairy update, newsletter, media information, rural water usage, efficiency projects, health, employment and environment information for Queensland, Australia dairy farmers.
  • US Dairy Export Council - A non-profit independent membership organization that represents the interests of U.S. milk producers, dairy cooperatives, proprietary processors, export traders and indust

  • Wholesale / Coop Markets
  • The City Market of Los Angeles - One of the oldest wholesale produce markets in the country. Also called the 9th Street Market. New ventures include 75,000 sq. ft. of wholesale garment industry floor space.
  • Coop Directory Service - Online directory of up-to-date information about natural food coops and other cooperative resources in the United States
  • Coopaman, S.C.L. - Garlic cooperative of growers in the province of Cuenca.
  • Essential Trading - UK based co-operative specializing in supplying organic, GMO free, fair-trade, vegetarian wholefoods to the independent trade sector in the UK and abroad.
  • Frontier Co-op - Offering herbs, aromatherapy, coffee, organic and natural products.
  • Hunts Point Cooperative Market - Involved in the production, processing, distribution, and sale of meat and meat products.
  • Okanagan Similkameen Cooperative Growers Association - OSCGA - Growers, packers and shippers of apples, cherries and stone fruits from farmers in South Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada. Fruit profiles and sale details.
  • Riceland Foods - Riceland Foods, Inc. is a farmer-owned cooperative providing marketing services for rice, soybeans and wheat. Rice, oil and lecithin products are marketed under Riceland and Chef-way labels, private labels, as ingredients and in bulk.
  • Sun Valley Potatoes Growers, Inc. - An Idaho tax exempt farmer cooperative that owns and operates a packing and sales facility. Site includes product information, frequently asked questions, contacts, and links.
  • Tucson Cooperative Warehouse - Distributor of natural and organic products throughout a seven state region in the Southwestern US. Offers news, store information, logo wear, and membership information.
  • Vaillant Foods - Family business selling bulk quantities of whole and organic food products, herbs, nutritional supplements and natural body care products. In Alberta, Canada.
  • Valley Bakers Cooperative Association - Bakery and foodservice wholesale distribution company headquartered in Neenah, Wisconsin, USA, serving Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Includes product and supplier lists, membership and employment information, and news.
  • Cooperative Grocers - Information Network resources page.
  • Jim William's Food Co-op - Listings and resources.
  • Vegetarian Journal -- Food Cooperatives: Save Money and the Earth - Vegetarian Journal editorial piece on benefits of cooperatives by Barbara Kajos. (October, 1996)
  • ry suppliers. Offers publications, products and marketing services, regulatory news and trade information.

  • Specialty Coops
  • California Olive Growers - Grower owned cooperative in California's Central Valley, and the home original Oberti Olive brand processing plant.
  • Cooperative Grocers' Information Network - Organization supporting the growth and development of food co-ops. Includes bylaws, membership information, annual reports, and contacts.
  • Foodstuffs National - Organization of food distributors and retail stores in New Zealand.
  • Gay Lea Foods Co-operative Ltd. - Ontario's leading dairy co-operative. Features information about its variety of consumer and food service dairy products, recipes, news and contests.
  • Golden Oval Eggs - Farmer-owned layer and egg-processing cooperative, ranked highly within the industry.
  • Midwest Natural Food Co-ops - Offers fresh, organic, and natural foods in the Midwest United States. Includes store locations, newsletters, and recipes.
  • North Bay Produce, Inc. - International, grower-owned, year-round, fresh produce marketing and distribution cooperative, headquartered in Traverse City, Michigan. [Spanish, English]