?New Generation? Cooperatives ? A New Twist on an Old Model

Year Funded

2003

Amount

$134,200.00

Project will fund improvements in the business environment for ?new generation? Cooperatives which will lead to new opportunities for producer-owned, value-added businesses. ?New generation? cooperatives provide farmers the opportunity to raise the capital to own and operate innovative, value-added businesses while allowing them to retain control of processing and marketing.

Charles Hall
NC Rural Economic Development Center 4021 Carya Drive Raleigh, NC 27610