Partners and Other Connections
International Cooperative Alliance is an independent, non-governmental association which unites, represents and serves cooperatives worldwide. Founded in 1895, ICA has 260 member organizations from 96 countries active in all sectors of the economy. Together these cooperatives represent nearly one billion individuals worldwide.
National Cooperative Business Association represents cooperatives of all types and in all industries. Its programs help co-ops strengthen their businesses so they can better serve their members and transform the global economy. It works in education, co-op development, communications, public policy, and international development. NCBA also provides a strong, unified voice on Capitol Hill, and diligently works with lawmakers to enact cooperative-friendly legislation.
National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) is a business services cooperative for natural food co-ops located throughout the United States. NCGA helps unify natural food co-ops in order to optimize operational and marketing resources, strengthen purchasing power, and ultimately offer more value to natural food co-op owners and shoppers everywhere.
Flatbush Development Corporation (FDC) has worked for the past 30 years with Flatbush residents to improve their community and their lives. Through its youth, housing, immigration, economic development and community improvement programs, FDC helps make Flatbush a vibrant, diverse and healthy community.
Right2Know March mobilized concerned citizens and organizations to speak with one loud voice on Genetically Engineered foods (GMO). It continues to raise awareness about the risks of GMO foods and crop production. It demands the government require labels on foods made from GMO crops.
Sustainable Flatbush brings neighbors together to mobilize, educate, and advocate for sustainable living in our Brooklyn neighborhood and beyond. Its vision of a sustainable neighborhood includes equal access to healthy food and open spaces; preserving affordable housing (and the diverse population it enables) through innovative energy practices; and streets that prioritize people over cars. It strives to emulate global best practices in sustainability, whether that translates into cutting-edge technology or just living more simply.
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Flatbush Food Coop works in partnership with other organzations to further cooperatives.
The Coop is also interested in local and national causes related to our neighborhood and food politics.